Sunderland sacked Simon Grayson at the finish of closing month.
And the Mackems haven’t begun to appoint a alternative.
McCoist, former Rangers boss, is buddies with Martin Bain and might be tempted again into control.
Sunderland hope to have a supervisor in position by means of the weekend however is not going to rush till they have got the proper guy.
Actor Karanka was once noticed as the favorite and posted a cryptic message on Twiiter closing week.
Karanka was once at a educate station and posted a message with the caption: ‘Next stop…’ with a pondering emoji.
Sunderland face Millwall at house this weekend as they fight towards relegation with Robbie Stockdale lately in caretaker rate.
Heckingbottom’s odds had been slashed in the previous 24 hours however there was no manner for the Tykes’ boss, who was once on Sunderland’s books with out making a primary staff look.
He is known to need the task and he ticks a lot of the containers Sunderland are searching for.
But at this degree, Bain stays open minded and has but to come to a decision on a No. 1 candidate.