Motherwell are expected to name their new manager imminently, according to Sky sources.
Motherwell have been told they will not get the chance to speak to Simo Valakari over their manager's job until later this month.
Aberdeen's unbeaten home record was shattered as St Johnstone ran riot in a 5-1 win at Pittodrie.
Ian Baraclough says the foundations he laid at Motherwell will "benefit the club for years to come".
Former Motherwell manager Stuart McCall has ruled himself out of the running to fill the current vacancy at Fir Park.
Motherwell have received over 75 applications to succeed Ian Baraclough as manager.
Steve Evans has refused to deny he is in contention for the vacant jobs at Motherwell and Dundee United.
Ryan Christie allowed his parent club Celtic to move closer to Premiership leaders Aberdeen with a winner for Inverness.
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