As Rangers make moves in the transfer window and Steven Gerrard reiterates his commitment to the club, across the city Celtic find themselves in quite the pickle.
After years of chanting about the 10IAR that never was and living in denial about the progress being made at Ibrox, they now sit manager-less, on the verge of a mass clear-out and licking their wounds after a 4-1 humbling at the hands of their Old Firm rivals.
Oh, and Rangers are on the verge of lifting 55 after going the Scottish Premiership season unbeaten whilst buenoses everywhere prepare for the mother of all parties.
Now, one of the most ridiculous managerial rumours of the lot has finally been put to bed as it becomes official that Jose Mourinho will not be taking the challenge to Rangers next season.
The legendary Portuguese gaffer was linked to the Celtic seat by the Scottish Sun – a claim repeated in the BBC Gossip Column – with Duncan Castles even claiming our Old Firm rivals contacted the manager before he snubbed the interest [Transfer Window Podcast].
Mourinho then added fuel to the fire by sharing an image from an infamous match from his time at Chelsea where ex-Liverpool skipper turned Rangers manager Steven Gerrard slipped against his Blues side and dented the Reds’ title hopes back in 2014.
But Mourinho, 58, will be heading to Rome rather than Glasgow next season as he prepares to join Serie A side AS Roma.
— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) May 4, 2021
The ex-Spurs, Chelsea, Man Utd, Real Madrid, Porto and Inter Milan boss is amongst the most highlight sought after coaches in world football and will kick off his career at the Stadio Olimpico this summer.
In the meantime, Rangers fans can continue to chuckle at events across the city with this link in particular drawing the laughs last month.