Rangers chairman Dave King recently announced he was due to step down as chairman of the club in 2020 after a four-and-half-year stint at the helm.
As per the BBC, the South African-based businessman announced his plan to leave at the club’s AGM in Glasgow after a whirlwind time in charge at Ibrox. Indeed, according to the Daily Mail back in 2012, he was willing to invest in the club again despite previously losing his £20m investment before that as the club financially collapsed, so is a hugely popular figure amongst the club’s support.
Of late, he’s backed manager Steven Gerrard with the fairly big signings of players such as Ryan Kent and Steven Davis – two of the club’s all-time top 25 most expensive players via Transfermarkt – as well as paying big wages of a reported (via the Times) £65k per week to bring Jermain Defoe to Ibrox.
So, as the Scottish giants prepare to enter a new era, here’s how a number of fans reacted.
Dave King – Rangers Legend & Hero.
— David (@_DC72) November 26, 2019
It hasn’t been perfect but I have nothing but pride and respect for Dave king on taking up the fight to get us back to a level of stability and under his stewardship brought us Steven Gerrard
Thank you for everything mr king @RangersFC
— chris graham (@chrisblue1982) November 26, 2019
Dave King deserves a lot of thanks from Rangers fans, we were at our lowest n he’s came in, brought us European Football, we have a massive name in Steven Gerrard as manager. Got us back to where we should be
Let’s win 55 for him
Thank you Dave King!! pic.twitter.com/JCC90mtnJo
— Kevin Geddes (@Geddes1989) November 26, 2019
The man who saved Rangers.
Nothing but gratitude for Dave King.
— SevcOjo (@Pena_Cartel) November 26, 2019
Announce Dave King statue
— Del (@dl184) November 26, 2019
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