Danish side FC Nordsjaelland want Rangers coach Peter Lovenkrands to take over as their new manager – according to a report.

The Daily Record report that the Danes want Lovenkrands to replace Kasper Hjulmand in the summer when he departs.

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 06: Peter Lovenkrands of Rangers celebrates after scoring the equalising goal during the UEFA Champions League match between Rangers and Inter Milan at Ibrox Stadium on December 6, 2005 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Lovenkrands has a growing reputation as a coach since joining the Gers’ Academy staff.

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The former Rangers star admitted he’d be flattered to be approached but is only focusing on his role with the Gers for now.

“Of course, I’d be flattered by any interest from FC Nordsjaelland,” he said.

“They’re my local club and being a manager is something I want to do in the future.

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GLASGOW - MAY 4: Peter Lovenkrands of Rangers celebrates his goal during the Tennents Scottish Cup Final between Celtic and Rangers played at Hampden Park, in Glasgow, Scotland on May 4, 2002. Rangers won the match and cup 3-2. DIGITAL IMAGE.

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“But I love my job at Rangers and that’s all I’m focusing on right now.”

 

Lovenkrands works alongside Graeme Murty with the reserve squad and has been part of the Academy staff since 2017.

He originally worked with the Under-16 and Under-17 groups before stepping up to the reserves.

A move to FC Nordsjaelland would likely appeal to the Dane as he grew up close to where they play in the Farum area of Denmark.

22 Nov 2001 - Peter Lovenkrands of Rangers battles with Frederic Dehu of PSG during the UEFA Cup 3rd Round 1st Leg game between Ranger and Paris Saint Germain FC at Ibrox in Glasgow. DIGITAL IMAGE.

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Despite being his local side, neither Peter nor his brother Tommy played for FC Nordsjaelland during their careers.

Lovenkrands was a big favourite at Ibrox before heading to Germany to join Schalke; winning two league titles, a Scottish Cup and three league cups in six years.

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