Current AC Milan manager and ex-Rangers star Gennaro Gattuso has revealed how his brief time in Scotland helped set up his career, as well as what it was like having Paul Gascoigne as his teammate - filthy pranks and all.
A young Gattuso played for the Gers between 1997 and 1998 and appeared 51 times, scoring five goals, before moving back to his homeland to Italian side Salernitana.
However, the AC Milan boss' his success wasn't something he was certain of at the beginning of his career.
According toFourFourTwo, Gattuso admitted he was unsure of himself at the start of his career, but his time with Rangers gave him the belief he needed to play at the highest level.
The 40-year-old said: "I loved my time at Rangers.
"Glasgow was the place where I first started to think like a professional footballer. When I played for Perugia, deep down I thought I lacked the mental strength to go out on the pitch and play without the fear of making a mistake.
"But when I arrived in Scotland, everything was completely different. I understood that I could do this job at a very high level and was lucky to play alongside some really great players such as Brian Laudrup, Jonas Thern and Paul Gascoigne."
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