Steven Gerrard has warned he won't be at Rangers forever but insists he is in no hurry to leave Ibrox.

The Liverpool icon is continuously tipped to take over from Jurgen Klopp when the German decides to leave Anfield but the Gers boss, while ambitious, deems these rumours irrelevant while both are happy in their respective jobs.

Former teammate Jamie Carragher was the latest pundit to discuss that possibility but said a few weeks ago that his old pal was not quite experienced enough for the big job. Gerrard didn't mind.

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What the 40-year-old did admit, however, was how much he misses wife Alex and their children who all still live down south. And while he's loving his time in Glasgow with his side running away with the Premiership and 23 points clear of Celtic, Gerrard knows one day he'll get back home.

"'I always respect Jamie's opinion,' Gerrard told the Daily Mail. "He was a student of the game when he played and he has done ever so well as a pundit. There are tons of opinions out there, some of them are right, some of them are wrong, some of them are nearly right, and I can understand where Jamie is coming from. But you can't predict the future.

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"You don't know what is going to happen, you can't predict timing, you have just got to go along and just think about the next day. I am really happy where I am, I'm not looking over the fence, I'm not trying to get down south, I'm here under a strong contract with good support from the board.

'It comes with its challenges, in terms of the family situation and I am not going to be at Rangers forever. I understand that. I have got dreams of one day going down south and managing teams down there but I am in no rush, I haven't got a date or a time so I haven't really thought too much about what Jamie said in that interview."