Steven Gerrard has made it no secret that the Rangers squad, on his arrival as manager, was not up to his expectations. Back to back third place finishes in the SPFL Premiership along with a lack of any silverware prior to Gerrard's appointment do seem to support his thoughts that, as well as there being issues with the leadership and tactics prior to his arrival, the standard of player has not been good enough. The addition of these new signings and the integration of youth prospects makes the current Rangers squad a group of between twenty-five and thirty players all of whom will be aiming to be part of the starting eleven. This is unsustainable for Rangers - having the bear the wage costs of a lot players who are unlikely to be first team regulars would be a clear waste of resources. Pure Fitbaw will take a look at three players (not including those we already know Gerrard has asked to leave such as Herrera, Cardoso and Forrester) who should look to leave Rangers as a result.
In a follow up to PureFitbaw's earlier piece. highlighting Liverpool players new Rangers manager Steven Gerrard could attempt to bring to Ibrox, Scott Rawlings casts the net a little wider and picks out more transfer targets. Let us know at PureFitbaw on Twitter which of these is going to happen, which you would like to happen and who else you would suggest for the Glasgow cl
Rangers’ mindset and tactics were all wrong for the Old Firm Scottish Cup semi-final game before a ball was kicked and, as the game unfolded at Hampden, Celtic took control. Rangers are unlikely to accept more of the same, and need drastic change. So what are three changes Rangers could make for when they meet again this Sunday?
We review the past week's content on Pure Fitbaw ICYMI and take a look at what's coming up this week as we Scout the Week in Scottish football.