Ally McCoist revealed he requested Roy Keane concerning the Celtic job, however received a typical response in reply.
Manchester United legend and former Hoops midfielder Keane has been strongly linked with the job on the Scottish Premiership giants following the departure of Neil Lennon.
A number of managers have been linked with the position, together with lately departed Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder and ex-Bournemouth coach Eddie Howe.
However Keane is the odds-on favorite for the job, with the previous Hoops man linked with a surprising return to Parkhead.
The ex-United captain turned Sky Sports activities pundit Keane has not held a administration job in ten years, not since leaving the Ipswich City dugout in 2011.
Keane has but to remark concerning the hyperlinks, publicly at the least, as Rangers legend McCoist revealed he noticed the Irishman at Wembley final week, with each former gamers on punditry obligation for England’s recreation with San Marino.
However when he quizzed Keane a couple of attainable return to Glasgow, he received a trademark response from the previous midfield hard-man.
On Monday’s talkSPORT Breakfast, McCoist defined the subject of dialog between him and his well-known co-workers: “Thursday night time I used to be at Wembley and speaking to Lee Dixon and he was enthusiastic about his recreation of golf, Wrighty [Ian Wright] is worked up about his golf, Harmy [Steve Harmison] is enjoying golf.”
However when requested what fellow pundit Keane was enthusiastic about, McCoist replied: “He by no means actually let loose the bag if it was the Celtic supervisor’s job or not. I did my job beautifully properly.
“He successfully ignored me, he simply checked out me and mentioned ‘yeah, I’m actually going to let you know the reply’.
“You realize the world well-known stare, I used to be on the receiving finish of it at Wembley on Thursday night time.
“And I nonetheless don’t know if he’s received the Celtic job or not!”