Ex-Rangers coach Michael Beale is lining up Kevin Thomson to be part of his backroom staff at English Championship QPR.

Steven Gerrard’s former right hand man Michael Beale has earned his first shot at a top job with QPR after establishing himself as a top coach at Chelsea, Sao Paolo, Liverpool, Rangers and Aston Villa.

Now reports are suggesting that Beale could be set to add Kevin Thomson to his backroom staff after the ex-Gers midfielder – who worked in the Ibrox youth set-up during Beale’s time with the first-team – left his role with Kelty Hearts.

The Daily Record are claiming that Thommo is being considered as part of Michael Beale’s backroom team with the two remaining good friends from their time at Rangers.

Working with a London-based English Championship side who have Premier League ambitions is bound to be enticing and it is in timing with Thomson’s ambitions to have a more full-time role.

Kevin Thomson linked with QPR as Aston Villa replace ex-Rangers coach Michael Beale

The Michael Beale move to QPR has had wide-ranging implications too as Steven Gerrard steps up his chase for another number two.

The Liverpool legend was clear he didn’t want Michael Beale to leave before his former first team coach took the job at QPR but now Aston Villa have appointed a replacement.

The Villains have poached Blackpool manager Neil Critchley who worked closely with Steven Gerrard in the Liverpool youth system.

The ex-Seasiders boss guided Blackpool to promotion from League One and earned them a mid-Championship finish last season.

Having also taken charge of Liverpool twice during the 19/20 season, Critchley is another highly-rated English coach and Aston Villa will be hoping the transition from Michael Beale is seamless.

Whether Michael Beale does move for Kevin Thomson or not at QPR Rangers fans will still be very eager to see the ex-Ibrox coach do well.

But there is something enticing about Thomson joining forces with Beale at QPR that will have Rangers supporters taking notice.

Meanwhile, a defiant Rangers stance from the season 20/21 has proven to be a major success potentially worth £41m.

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