Barry Robson will continue to be Aberdeen interim boss until the cease of February as a minimum
Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack insists the club will take its time in appointing a brand new supervisor, with Barry Robson to stay in intervening time charge till at the least the give up of February.
Cormack is looking for a new boss after sacking Jim Goodwin mins after their 6-zero defeat at Hibernian inside the Scottish Premiership final month.
Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke and ex-Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder are the various names linked to the job at Pittodrie, with Cormack announcing “there has been a high stage of hobby as well as a few unfounded speculation.”
Incoming leader government Alan Burrows – who is leaving his position at managerless Motherwell for the Dons – could be concerned inside the club‘s subsequent appointment once he starts in the north-east.
In a statement, Cormack said: “Aberdeen FC’s recruitment for a new manager is progressing with capacity applicants being taken into consideration against the certain criteria and philosophy the club has set out.
“it’s miles essential that we carry out the vital diligence in drawing up a shortlist earlier than embarking on any critical talks or interviews.
“Alan Burrows, who begins as leader executive on February 27, may be concerned inside the next steps. it is crucial that we take our time and be affected person.
“in the intervening time, Barry Robson, supported via Steve Agnew and Scott Anderson, will keep to guide the first team and they’re absolutely focused on preparations for Saturday’s match.”
may want to Aberdeen nonetheless clinch european football?
After beating Motherwell 3-1 at Pittodrie to seal a first win beneath Robson, the Dons are 7th in the Scottish Premiership – a factor off the top six and 3 behind fourth-placed Livingston – as they chase ecu soccer for next season.
Sky sports activities pundit Kris Boyd believes despite the search for a brand new supervisor and a bad run of outcomes that noticed the membership drop from third to seventh considering the fact that Christmas, Aberdeen may want to nonetheless finish within the top four.
“ecu football is realistic for them,” he stated. “they’re just three points off Livingston, although they have got performed a recreation extra.
“I suppose Aberdeen will appearance to choose up a lot of points at domestic this season and if they could pick out up points right here and there on the street, that gap is nothing.
“Their form hasn’t been terrific but it could exchange so quickly – take a look at Hibs wherein you felt as if their education staff had been underneath strain but two wins and a draw later things look very extraordinary.
“For that ultimate eu spot, St Mirren, Hibs, Aberdeen and Livingston are in the race and it will pass all the manner.”
Who do the fans need in price?
talking on Sky sports news, Aberdeen fan Glen Schreuder stated:
“I assume in the end we might be looking for a person else to take permanent rate.
“but the consensus proper now a few of the fanatics is that Barry is in region till the cease of the season, and there is not huge strain on that to alternate right now, so long as results don’t go to pot too much.
“I suppose with out that Aberdeen fans will be happy in the interim.”