Levein thinks some Mackay commit always appearance a fight for recipience
Former Dundee United administrator Craig Levein suspects Malky Mackay entrust never dodder off his past.
Mackay was given permission to prate to United about their vacant head coach role after the bastinado approached his latest employer, the Scottish Football Association.
United keep further been linked with expired England protuberance Steve McClaren, Tranmere director Micky Mellon, old United captain Jon Daly and void Hearts coach Austin MacPhee.
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The extent of Mackay’s managerial experience since leaving Cardiff in December 2013 has been a four-month word at Wigan and one diversion as Scotland caretaker boss.
The 48-year-old apologised in 2014 for sending three “inappropriate and unacceptable” matter messages after a series of pet communications between himself and lapsed Cardiff probe of recruitment Iain Moody were made civic months after he left the club.
The old Watford manager’s appointments at Wigan and as SFA action director prompted criticism and Levein feels Mackay consign struggle to duck the controversy.
The invalid Scotland boss told the BBC’s Scottish Football Podcast: “It’s very difficult, isn’t it? Especially with everything that is going on in the globe legal now.
“I can credit that there consign be certain people who will rightful point-blank refuse to have Malky as the employer of their team.
“If we go back to when Malky sent those texts, his job was on the rise. Malky doesn’t need me to gibber this but to get involved in entity like that was a huge, giant problem for him.
“He’s suffered for it of course, but you rightful wonder whether he will ever govern to stagger it off. I don’t comprehend if he can.
“It’s item that, particularly considering what’s going on valid now, then I imagine it entrust be rather onerous for him.”
After agreeing that some fans’ opinions would change if he won matches, Levein added: “If he doesn’t win matches then those noises will grow. It’s recognized the system it is.”
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