Steven Gerrard has said that certain players at Glasgow Rangers were moved on because they couldn’t cope with demands at the club.
Gerrard explains changes
Seven new players were brought in at Ibrox during the summer, whilst seven others left the 54-time Scottish champions for pastures news.
Speaking about the change at club under his tutelage, Gerrard said:
“There are players who have been on the full journey that are really comfortable with what’s expected of them.
“Some people haven’t been able to cope with that and we’ve had to move them in different directions. We’ve tried to recruit people, as best we can, that we know can cope and can deal with it.
“I think adding better players to it as we’ve gone along has certainly helped us get to where we are today.
“We’ve still got more to do to get to where we want to. We’ve tried to set that culture since day one. We haven’t changed it since we went along.
“We have set standards in terms of what we expect training to look like, in terms of the intensity.
“I think players react at different times to what you want.”
Gerrard has brought along a change in attitude at Rangers. Under the former Liverpool captain, the Gers expect to win, and they are showing that on the pitch.
So far this term, they are unbeaten in 25 matches, are top of the Premiership by with a comfortable points margin and are also top of their Europa League group and already through to the next round with one game to play.
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This is a huge term for the Gers as they look to win their first piece of major silverware since 2011, and with the likes of Steven Davis and Allan McGregor in the squad, Gerrard has plenty of top experience available to him. He will be confident that the squad he has assembled has enough to do the job now that he’s shipped out those who he didn’t feel were up to the task.
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