Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy is reportedly being linked with a move to a Scottish club.
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St Mirren, who were promoted to the Scottish top tier, are without a manager after Jack Ross left for League One side Sunderland.
According to the Daily Mail, McCarthy is one of the names being linked with the job along with Real Madrid legend Guti.
McCarthy led the Citizens to a fifth place finish in his rookie season as a head coach, while he also possesses UEFA A-Licence in coaching.
Some of the other candidates in the Daily Mail's report include former Wigan Athletic manager Gary Cadwell and ex Ross County boss Jim McIntyre.
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The same report claims that the newly promoted club will start interviewing candidates over the next two days, with the hope of making an appointment next week.
St Mirren were promoted to the Premiership after winning the Championship, 12 points clear of second-place Livingston.