The Gers had been hoping to poach the previous Scotland midfielder to switch axed supervisor Pedro Caixinha.
But Aberdeen launched a statement previous lately insisting that their supervisor goes nowhere.
Chairman Stewart Milne said that McInnes nonetheless has “unfinished business” at the Pittodrie Stadium.
And Rangers have had the final word via taking an enormous swipe at the Dons.
In a statement launched this night, Rangers recognize that they made an means for McInnes however now insist that their hobby is over.
“After the two games against Aberdeen, we requested permission to engage with their manager to assess his readiness and willingness to consider the Rangers position,” the statement learn.
“This was once declined.
“We had been therefore made conscious via Aberdeen’s statement that, at this level in his occupation, it will be perfect for him to stay in his present submit.
“We endorse that place as a result of shifting to a large membership like Rangers is a large step with concomitant chance.
“We proceed to believe applicants however will simplest appoint somebody in whom we have now complete self assurance and who feels he’s able for the task.”
The Gers had been manageress since October and the board have moved to verify enthusiasts that they’re going to proceed to take their time to get the correct guy.
The statement persevered: “There has been an excessive amount of media hypothesis in regards to the appointment of a brand new supervisor.
“We guarantee all supporters that they’re going to be the primary to understand after we are sure we have now somebody with the right kind qualities required via our membership.
“The Chairman made it transparent at the AGM that the membership didn’t believe there to be an impressive candidate amongst those that had carried out for the location and the membership was once subsequently bearing in mind managers lately underneath contract.
“This calls for permission from their provide golf equipment.
“The place of Rangers supervisor calls for a capability to win soccer suits and the mentality to deal with the not easy off-pitch atmosphere that is going with being the Rangers supervisor.
“This is a crucial side of our review of any candidate right through the interview procedure.
“In the intervening time, we have now nice self assurance in Graeme Murty, who will proceed as period in-between supervisor at least till the top of the yr. The way in which he has approached this activity is a credit score to himself and the membership.”