Scott Brown may carry his 14-year affiliation with Celtic to an finish to hitch Abderdeen as player-assistant if shut pal Stephen Glass will get the Pittodrie job.
The 35-year-old left Hibernian in 2007 to maneuver to Parkhead and has been nearly ever-present for the Bhoys of their midfield ever since.
Brown is nice associates with Glass for his or her time collectively at Hibs and the Atlanta United reserve supervisor needs his mate to hitch him into his first foray in administration.
Following on from Derek McInnes’ exit, it’s understood the previous Newcastle midfielder is main the race to get the highest job.
In response to The Scottish Solar, Glass needs Brown to be considered one of two high-profile names to hitch his teaching employees within the north east.
The 44-year-old additionally needs to carry England placing coach Allan Russell with him as nicely, the report goes on to recommend.
It’s claimed the supply to get into teaching, while nonetheless taking part in, can be too good for Brown to show down – particularly at Premiership degree.
Brown is out of contract in the summertime and large adjustments are anticipated on the Glasgow giants after the departures of Neil Lennon and Peter Lawwell.
Three Lions coach Russell is highly-rated by Gareth Southgate and the 40-year-old works with the likes of Marcus Rashford and Harry Kane at St George’s Park to enhance their ending.
Have been he to hitch Aberdeen, he would nonetheless proceed to be a part of the England set-up throughout worldwide breaks.
Dons chairman Dave Cormack and Atlanta supremo Darren Eales, who additionally sits on the board at Pittodrie, will make the ultimate determination on the id of their new boss within the coming weeks.
Paul Sheerin and Barry Robson are at the moment in short-term cost.