But ex-Celtic boss Barnes believes that the former Liverpool captain will be set up to fail if he takes the job.
"Yes, there is truth in the rumours", Gerrard said, as quoted by ESPN FC.
"There is [interest]. I've held positive talks with them".
'I'm busy for a couple of days now and I'll pick it up on Thursday and we'll see if we can progress it'.
Gerrard will be in Italy on Wednesday working as a TV pundit for Liverpool's Champions League semifinal against Roma.
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"It is to secure the future of the country and galvanise it on the path of real development", he said. Is this new front in making keen to include the Congress or not is something that needs to be seen.
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The department also pointed out that some of the exempted countries are the "biggest" exporters of steel and aluminium to the US. Last March President Donald Trump imposed worldwide tariffs of 25% on USA imports of steel and 10% on aluminium.
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The Commerce Department said the trade deficit tumbled 15.2 percent to $49.0 billion in March, the lowest level since September. It could take months for the tariffs' effects to emerge clearly in the often-volatile monthly data on US imports.
The news follows the departure of manager Graeme Murty, who was sacked by the club in the wake of their 5-0 defeat to Old Firm rivals Celtic on Sunday.
Jimmy Nicholl and Jonatan Johansson have been handed the reins for the final three matches of the Ladbrokes Premiership season as Rangers aim to leapfrog Aberdeen and secure second place.
"For him to have the opportunity to have a job of that stature and that size, I think it's flawless". "If it feels right, I think he can handle that pressure from his playing days, he's no stranger to that with the career he had in the game".
Gerrard is in charge of the Liverpool Under-18 side at the moment and does not have any experience of managing a first team so far.
Arsenal idol Wright said: "With Steven being the personality that he is, wherever he goes, he is going to have that focus on him, so you might as well go somewhere like Rangers where their aim is to get closer to Celtic".