Rangers star Nacho Novo goes for vacant Airdrieonians job

Former Rangers striker Nacho Novo has applied to become the new boss of Airdrie.

Rangers legend Nacho Novo. Pic: Joey Kelly

The Daily Record reported that the Spaniard was excited to become a coach and has lodged an application to become the next manager of the Lanarkshire side.

Airdrie have been without a manager since former Celtic star Mark Wilson quit the position in the summer.

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The Gers legend recently applied to be Portuguese boss Pedro Caixinha’s number three only to be pipped to the post by Jonatan Johansson.

Rangers' Nacho Novo in action. Picture: PA

Airdrie will sift through the various applications this week.

Novo won three league titles, two Scottish Cups and one league cup in a six year stint at Ibrox from 2004-2010.

Rangers' Nacho Novo in action. Picture: PA