Cardiff have been on the hunt for a new manager since Mick McCarthy was relieved of his duties by the Bluebirds and one contender for the role has been Michael Beale – but the Rangers coach has now told the Transfer Ground Guru podcast (via Wales Online) that he is in no ‘rush’ to go and be a manager.
Cardiff have struggled to get going so far this year and with the Bluebirds not wanting a fight against relegation, they decided the best port of call would be to go their separate ways with manager McCarthy.
When the former Ipswich Town man originally took over, it looked like he would do a solid job with the second tier outfit and he was kept on for this campaign.
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However, results have soured and Cardiff are now looking for a new direction.
One name that has been thrown up is Michael Beale who, alongside Steven Gerrard, has worked wonders in Scotland with Rangers.
However, the coach has spoken on the Transfer Ground Guru podcast (via Wales Online) and claimed that he is in no hurry as of yet to go and take a managerial spot somewhere else.
He said when asked about a potential role in the future: “It’s one hundred percent the aim, I don’t have a timeline because I am very happy. I feel, under Steven, like I’m a head coach because he gives the staff so much, we all coach the team.
“So I don’t feel the need or the urge to rush off and be a manager.”
Beale then does fancy taking on the challenge of becoming a manager at some point in the near future – but, he appears to be in no rush to leave Rangers and it might mean that the opportunity to take on Cardiff may pass him by and go to someone else.
Michael Beale will eventually be a superb appointment for whoever takes him on.
The coach is talented and looks like he could one day make a very good manager.
Cardiff though might not be in a position right now to take such a gamble. It therefore might work out for the best that Beale doesn’t end up with the Bluebirds job and instead waits for a role elsewhere.
Even so, there are still plenty of options out there for Cardiff to consider to take over in the dugout, and given their precarious situation, that is an appointment they simply have to be getting right.