Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes is assembly with chairman Stewart Milne for crunch talks after Rangers have been denied permission to talk with the Pittodrie boss, Press Affiliation Recreation understands.
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The Dons supervisor didn’t take coaching on Wednesday morning as he as an alternative headed for a face-to-face assembly with Milne to speak about his long run.
Rangers have in the end made it transparent they would like the 46-year-old to be Pedro Caixinha’s substitute after six weeks of hearsay and hypothesis.
However the Dons have knocked again their opening way, mentioning on Tuesday evening that “permission has been refused”.
It now seems that the ball is in McInnes’ court docket, with studies suggesting he could have to imagine resigning from his Pittodrie submit in an effort to drive thru a transfer to his boyhood heroes, who he served as a participant between 1995 and 2000.
Rangers determined to attend till final week’s doubleheader with the Reds was once out of the way in which ahead of making their transfer.
The Dons misplaced each clashes to their arch competitors and now face an enormous conflict at Dundee on Friday evening as they give the impression of being to reclaim 2d spot from the Ibrox males.
However preparation for that Dens Park showdown was once these days left within the palms of first-team trainer Barry Robson and under-20s boss Paul Sheerin.
Rangers will wish to pay a charge within the area of £1million to land each McInnes and his quantity two Tony Docherty however Gers insiders insist the membership’s haven’t begun to even talk about reimbursement figures.
A Rangers supply instructed Press Affiliation Recreation: “This entire subject is now in Aberdeen’s palms.
“Rangers have made their transfer however they now simply have to attend and notice what occurs.
“The end result of Derek’s assembly with the chairman up there’ll come to a decision the next step.”
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