Ex-Celtic boss Gordon Strachan reportedly a candidate for Aberdeen vacancy

Former Celtic manager Gordon Strachan is reportedly a candidate for the vacancy at Aberdeen. Strachan, who made 292 appearances for the Dons, is considered as a replacement for Jim Goodwin in the Granite City.

According to The Sun, Strachan has made a surge in the betting market as Dave Cormack stalls on installing a new manager until the end of this month. This means that Barry Robson, a midfielder under Strachan at Celtic and Middlesborough, will lead his side into Saturday’s game at Celtic Park.

It is unlikely that Strachan will come back into football management as he enjoys his role as Dundee’s Technical Director, along with his media duties as a pundit. Cormack is under pressure to appoint a manager that can deliver results with Goodwin and Stephen Glass’ appointments being less than successful.

Strachan was a success at Celtic having won 3 League Titles in four years at Celtic, as well as winning 2 League Cups and 1 Scottish Cup. His teams were extremely successful owing to being well drilled. However, they were often criticised for being a bit too pragmatic.

During his four years with Celtic, Strachan oversaw 182 games – winning 122 of those games. As Celtic boss, Strachan oversaw back-to-back Champions League Last 16 appearances. He is remembered as a good Celtic Manager, even at the time he may have been underappreciated. Given the calamity that was Tony Mowbray’s tenure, there was an appreciation for what Strachan achieved, especially in Europe.

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