Harry Redknapp wants the Middlesbrough job, according to a report on Saturday.
Redknapp, 70, “is interested in returning to management with Middlesbrough should Steve Agnew’s spell in charge prove unsuccessful”, report the Daily Mail.
The former Spurs boss has not worked in the Premier League since leaving QPR in 2015 but he is apparently keen on succeeding Aitor Karanka, who was axed this week.
Redknapp’s assistant at Tottenham, Joe Jordan has been named Boro’s assistant manager and he will offer advice to Steve Agnew who is in caretaker charge.
Boro owner Steve Gibson wants Agnew to take the reins until the end of the season and if he can manage a positive result against Manchester United tomorrow then he may well find himself in pole position for the permanent job.
He had a short stint in charge of the Jordan national team last year and was also made Derby’s football advisor for Darren Wassall’s spell as interim manager from February to May last year.