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Sunderland target Derek McInnes in no rush to leave Aberdeen

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes says he's in no rush to leave Pittodrie.

McInnes is being linked with relegated Sunderland.

“I'm protective of my own career," said the 45-year-old former Bristol City and St Johnstone boss.

“There has been opportunities to move in the past, but I have never been in any real rush to leave Aberdeen.

“If we continue to do our jobs well there may be opportunities in the future, but a lot of things would have to be right for me to consider leaving.

“I made a bad decision leaving St Johnstone for Bristol City.

“Although, I actually feel like I did a lot of my best work as a manager when I was at Bristol City – but sometimes results don't always play out and back that up.

“But I actually feel that keeping that team up from being in a really poor situation and with the level of player we had in, I thought we did extremely well to keep them in the division.

“Any manager can only be as strong as the team round about him as well."

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