Gennaro Gattuso still looking despite Rangers job snub

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Former Rangers star Gennaro Gattuso is not giving up in his search for a managerial role.

Former midfielder Gennaro Gattuso is still looking for a manager's job and is ready to move on despite being overlooked for the Rangers vacancy.

The ex-Milan star was open that he wanted the role, telling the BBC earlier this year that the job is his dream position.

Instead the job went to his former Rangers teammate Stuart McCall, who has taken charge until the end of the season.

The Italian was quizzed about the links to Rangers by website Tuttomercatoweb, and insists he had no firm approach despite his keenness to succeed.

He said: "Every day something comes out. You have to focus on what you can touch and see is real. Nothing comes from gossip, but concrete things count. It doesn't matter where, what matters is to do well and to be able to work."

Gattuso applied earlier in the year for the position at SPL side Hamilton Academical, the BBC reported.

At 37 he is no managerial novice however, packing a varied experience into a short space of time since his retirement.

He has worked as a manager with Swiss side FC Sion, and Italian club Palermo, and most recently was a sporting director at OFI Crete, before quitting at the end of last year in protest at the club's financial problems.

If McCall wants to call on that experience for a helping hand, perhaps inviting the Italian to work as his assistant to really motivate the players would not be a bad idea right now? After their limp 2-2 draw against Alloa Athletic last night, a scare from he former midfield enforcer may be just what's needed to shake them up.

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