Scotland: Kilmarnock boss Steve Clarke not contacted over manager’s job

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Steve Clarke says no one from the Scottish FA has been keen referring to the vacant Scotland supervisor’s job and he stays fully centered on Kilmarnock.

The 55-365 days-extinct is the bookmakers’ favorite to gain over from Alex McLeish, who became oncesacked on Thursday.

Clarke stated he would be attracted to worldwide administration “at some stage”, but refused to be drawn on the emptiness, pronouncing: “I originate no longer speculate.”

Scotland face Cyprus and Belgium in Euro 2020 qualifying in June.

Requested if he would be birth to taking the job on an intervening time foundation for these games, Clarke, who’s below contract unless 2020, stated he became once planning to switch on vacation.

‘Scotland can no longer scrutinize additional than Clarke’

McLeish, in his second spell as national coach, left after a abominable initiate up to the contemporary qualifying campaign and extinct Scotland midfielder Michael Stewart believes Clarke is the prominent candidate.

Primitive Scotland and Chelsea fleshy-again Clarke has been at Rugby Park since October 2017, steering Kilmarnock far flung from relegation worries to fifth build in his first season.

The Ayrshire facet currently take a seat third within the Scottish Premiership, now not off target for European qualification for the main time since 2001.

He has been linked with a summer switch to Fulham and currently spoke of feeling“unfulfilled in England”after spells guilty at West Bromwich Albion and Studying.

“It’s good to presumably’t scrutinize additional than Steve Clarke,” Stewart instructed BBC Sportsound. “He has performed a good job at Kilmarnock.

“I know there’s chat of Fulham being enthusiastic, however the national team is an spirited job and I deem whenever you happen to avoid losing a contract in front of him he’d have it.

“It’s good to presumably play on the emotional facet of it and grunt, ‘whenever you happen to are the one that takes Scotland to the Euros you’ll probably be a narrative’.

“Leading Fulham again to the Premier League is never any longer the the same as being a legendary Scotland supervisor. Sell the imaginative and prescient to him. If he’s successful with Scotland, he’ll safe a higher job than Fulham.”

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