The 55-year-old is available after losing his job at Crystal Palace in December.
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Bookmakers made former Birmingham manager Gary Rowett, who played for Derby, an early favourite for the job.
A proposed trip to Dubai earlier this month was cancelled after their embarrassing 4-0 defeat at home to Sunderland.