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Former Hibs boss Alan Stubbs’ first major decision concerns ex-Rangers defender Kirk Broadfoot


New Rotherham manager Alan Stubbs has to decide whether to offer former Rangers defender Kirk Broadfoot a new deal at the New York stadium.

Stubbs was officially unveiled as the new Millers boss last Thursday after leaving Hibs and has inherited a squad that has five players out of contract.

Former Rotherham manager Neil Warnock offered Scotland cap Broadfoot, Leon Best, Stephen Kelly, Richard Wood and Matt Derbyshire fresh terms but ex-Celtic defender Stubbs (pictured) must now decide whether to honour that arrangement.

Alan Stubbs 1000pxBroadfoot joined Rotherham in June 2014 from Blackpool and made 33 appearances last season.

Stubbs, speaking to the, said: “We’ve got 10 players who are contracted. We’ve got five who’ve had offers from the previous manager.

“We will speak to them and they will know the decision one way or the other.

“I think it’s important we speak to them first. We want to do things right.”

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