Dundee United boss Tam Courts is said to have won the admiration of English Championship sides.
The United head coach led his team into the top six of the Scottish Premiership in his first campaign as boss.
European football is now in their sights, and Courts has also managed to field 15 academy players so far this season.
His impressive record so far would now see the former Kelty Hearts boss added to shortlists south of the border this season.
Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano says the Courts record north of the border puts him on the radar with unnamed Championship sides.
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He claims that “a few English Premier League clubs have followed Courts as a candidate for next season”.
As things stand, no club in England’s second tier have a vacancy coming to the end of the campaign.
However, the likes of QPR’s Mark Warburton announced they would be leaving after missing out on the playoff spots.
Tony Mowbray is also expected to leave Blackburn Rovers at the end of the season.