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27th Feb, 2017 | 9:04am

Manager denies quitting club for Rangers role

By Harvey Byrne

Barry Ferguson has shared that his decision to quite Clyde has nothing to do with the current managerial vacancy at Rangers.

The now 39-year-old resigned from his position in charge of the Scottish League Two side on Sunday.

After starring for Rangers for 11 years across two spells during his playing career this has naturally seen him linked with the managerial vacancy at Ibrox.

Betting company Sky Bet currently have him placed as second favourite at odds of 3/1, but Ferguson insists he has not left Clyde due to the situation at his former club.

“As difficult as this is, I have decided I can no longer carry on at the club,” told Ferguson to the Daily Record.

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“This has been on my mind for a couple of weeks now and I feel it’s in the best interests of all parties.

 “But I want to make it clear my decision has nothing whatsoever to do with the current situation at Rangers. It was purely about myself and Clyde.”

Rangers are currently on the hunt for a new manager after Mark Warburton left the club earlier in the month.

They are also on a dreadful run of form on the pitch losing three and drawing one of their last four league matches.

This has seen them drop nine points behind second placed Aberdeen in the Premiership table and supporters will certainly be hoping the manager’s job gets sorted soon.

But, some may be disappointed if it is Ferguson who gets appointed as despite being a fan favourite while playing he has since struggled at Blackpool and left Clyde in eighth place of Scotland’s fourth tier.

In other Rangers news, Derek Johnstone has delivered a scathing verdict on the Gers.

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