RANGERS interim manager Graeme Murty says being in charge of the Ibrox is very special but insists he is in no hurry to get the job on a permanent basis.

The Light Blues Under-20s boss was promoted to a caretaker role for the second time this year after Pedro Caixinha was sacked last month.

He has led the club to two wins in two games against Hearts and Partick Thistle since taking over, and told Training Ground Guru that he is still pinching himself when he steps into the dugout.

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“You think about the people who have sat in the seat I’m currently in, and it’s wild,” he says.

“It is still very, very special to me. I’ve enjoyed it. What I’d like to do is concentrate on doing the job and not worrying about what might happen in the future.

“I’ve had lots of questions - ‘Do you want it?’ ‘Do you think you should have it?’ – but I just want to crack on with it. The reason I got into coaching is to help players get better and perform. If I’m doing that, you will eventually get to the level you’re supposed to be at.”

Murty has been encouraged by the number of young players getting chances to impress with the Gers senior side this season, after Ross McCrorie scored his first goal for the club against the Jags last time out.

With Aidan Wilson and Jamie Barjonas both signing new contracts recently and Ryan Hardie also earning first team opportunities, Murty believes the future is bright for the next generation of Light Blues stars.

He said: “We’ve got Ross, Jamie and Ryan in the squad, which is fantastic to see, and Robbie McCrorie and Liam Kelly coming up behind them as well.

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“If I’m looking at the Under-20s, I’d say 95% of them have trained with the first team squad at some stage this season, which is great. They get to see the best players doing what they do and what it takes to stay there.

“Jamie Barjonas’ development has come on apace, because he’s training with Ryan Jack, Graham Dorrans, Niko Kranjcar and Kenny Miller. He’s seeing it first hand.

“These players are aspiring to be first-team players, so they need to see it. Pedro was very open. If the 20s had a session, we would often schedule it so we were able to go and watch the first team train – to see what it’s like to be a Rangers player, to look and listen.

“They’d always come back and talk about the noise, the intensity, the demands. That led to their own sessions improving in those regards.”