Rangers have targeted outgoing Brentford manager Mark Warburton to become their new boss for next season, reports the Daily Mail.
Any move for the Bees boss could mean a return of former Rangers captain David Weir, who has been Warburton’s assistant for the past 18 months.
The duo were told they are free to seek alternative employment as the Griffin Park side look to implement a new coaching structure over the summer months.
Warburton guided Brentford to the Championship play-offs this season, where they were beaten by Middlesbrough in the two-leg semi-final, just a year after winning promotion from League One.
Former Bradford City manager Stuart McCall is currently in temporary charge at Ibrox but the Rangers board have begun interviewing potential candidates for next season.
Rangers, who finished third in the Scottish Championship, lead Queen of the South after the first leg of the play-offs.
But should they win that, they will have to beat Hibernian and then the side who finished second bottom of the Premiership to win promotion to the Scottish top-flight.
Reports had linked MK Dons boss Karl Robinson with the job at the Glasgow club but the Liverpudlian has decided to stay at stadium:mk.