Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes appears to have ruled himself out of the running for the vacant Scotland manager’s role, echoing statements from chairman Stewart Milne and vice-chairman Dave Cormack earlier in the week.
McInnes is understood to be one of two men favoured by SFA chief executive Ian Maxwell – the other is Kilmarnock boss Steve Clarke – to replace axed former Dons defender Alex McLeish.
At his pre-match media conference ahead of Sunday’s final Premiership game against Hibs at Easter Road, McInnes said:
💬 Derek – I see myself as a club manager at this stage of my career and I would like to the Scotland manager at some point but right now, I would miss the day to day involvement of being a club manager.
— Aberdeen FC (@AberdeenFC) May 17, 2019