Rangers hero Kenny Miller is expected to be named as Ronny Deila's assistant at Abu-Dhabi based side Al Wahda.

The United Arab of Emirates outfit confirmed the appointment of the former Celtic manager on Friday afternoon and it is being reported that he has selected Miller to be his No.2 at the Al Nahyan Stadium next season.

Since leaving Celtic in 2016, the 48-year-old has had quite a nomadic career with stints at Vålerenga, New York City, Standard Liège and most recently, Club Brugge.

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"Al Wahda FC has signed Norwegian head coach Ronny Deila (48 years old) to take charge of the first football team starting from the 2024/2025 sports season," a club statement read. 

"The club's Board of Directors welcomed the new coach to the home of champions.

"In their statement, they highlighted Ronny's impressive resume and early start to his coaching career, wishing him and the team success in the upcoming important competitions.

“For his part, the coach expressed his sincere gratitude and appreciation to the club's leadership and management, praising the professionalism in completing the contract procedures and expressing his pride and happiness in signing with Al Wahda FC in Abu Dhabi."

Reacting to this latest chapter of his managerial career, Deila commented: "I am happy to be here at Al Wahda and in Abu Dhabi! I will do my best to make the team's supporters happy."