Ex-Rangers midfielder Russell Latapy will link up with Man United legend and fellow Trinidad and Tobago hero Dwight Yorke in his new role at Macarthur FC.

The former Ibrox midfielder remains a cult hero amongst the support and at 53 he will now prowl the touchline in the Australian A-League alongside his former international teammate.

In order to make the move, the 81-times capped ex-Trinidad star also stepped down in his head coach role with Barbados national team.

Russell Latapy does have extensive experience in coaching too; the former midfielder has worked as a number two at Boavista in Portugal and Inverness and Falkirk in Scotland.

Latapy was even part of the coaching set-up who won the Scottish Cup with ICT in 2015.

The move was announced by Macarthur FC on their official channels as they welcomed the ex-Rangers star to Oz.

“The club would like to welcome Russell to the Bulls as we look forward to seeing him work alongside newly-appointed coach Dwight Yorke,” reads a statement.

Ex-Rangers star Russell Latapy joins Dwight Yorke at Macarthur

The appointment of Russell Latapy comes after Dwight Yorke was appointed as the new boss of the A-League side on a two-year deal.

Yorke is no stranger to Australian football either, having been a marquee signing for Sydney FC in the inaugural A-League season in 05/06 and going on to win the competition’s grand final.

Russell Latapy will be hoping to help the ex-Man United man to success Down Under and Rangers supporters will follow the progress of Macarthur closely as a result.

Russell Latapy
21 Jul 2001: Russell Latapy of Glasgow Rangers in action during the John Brown Testimonial match against Anderlecht played at Ibrox in Glasgow, Sc…

Silky midfielder Latapy spent two seasons at Ibrox between 2001 and 2003 and is remembered fondly by supporters.

The Trinidadian split most of his career between Portugal and Scotland, turning out for the likes of FC Porto, Boavista, Hibs, Dundee United and Falkirk as well as the Bears.

Meanwhile, a reputable Euro outlet has claimed that a team of Champions League underdogs are interested in a key Rangers star.

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