Aberdeen vice-chairman Dave Cormack says Derek McInnes has told him he will be staying as manager even if the Scottish FA makes an approach.

McInnes is among those being considered by the governing body to succeed the sacked Alex McLeish as head coach.

But Cormack says that, while the Dons boss has told him taking charge of his country is a long-term ambition, now is not the time to move from Pittodrie.

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke is the bookmakers’ favourite to be appointed.

More to follow.