Millwall enter the race for Sunderland managerial target Gareth Ainsworth

Sunderland could face competition for Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth - according to reports.
Gareth Ainsworth is wanted by Sunderland and MillwallGareth Ainsworth is wanted by Sunderland and Millwall
Gareth Ainsworth is wanted by Sunderland and Millwall

Sky Sports News claim that Championship side Millwall, who saw their boss Neil Harris depart earlier this week, are eyeing Ainsworth as a potential replacement.

Millwall are also looking at Gary Rowett – who has indicated he is not interested in the Stadium of Light vacancy – and club legend Tim Cahill.

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The Black Cats were granted permission to speak to the 46-year-old earlier this week, with the Chairboys reluctant to stand in Ainsworth's way should he wish to depart.

Stewart Donald is keen to talk to a number of potential managerial candidates, with Wigan Athletic’s Paul Cook and the unattached duo of Daniel Stendel and Phil Parkinson believes to be under consideration.

Mark Robins, however, has knocked-back interest from the Black Cats in order to sign an extended contract with Coventry City.