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Aberdeen to be 'patient' in manager hunt | Robson remains in interim charge

Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack insists the club will take its time in appointing a new manager, with Barry Robson to remain in interim charge until at least the end of February.

Cormack is searching for a new boss after sacking Jim Goodwin minutes after their 6-0 defeat at Hibernian in the Scottish Premiership last month.

​​​​​​Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke and ex-Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder are among the names linked to the job at Pittodrie, with Cormack saying "there has been a high level of interest as well as some unfounded speculation."

Incoming chief executive Alan Burrows - who is leaving his role at managerless Motherwell for the Dons - will be involved in the club's next appointment once he begins in the north-east.

In a statement, Cormack said: "Aberdeen FC's recruitment for a new manager is progressing with potential candidates being considered against the detailed criteria and philosophy the club has set out

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