Even the most ardent of Rangers fans here in the Transfer Tavern would agree with the fact that their beloved club is a rather complicated one.
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Indeed, with a fan base that dwarfs most in European football, the Gers’ recent problems both on and off the field have hugely annoyed those who prop up our bar. Things haven’t been good enough, though the pressure remains on the players plying their trade in front of a fully expectant Ibrox crowd.
Holt: “I feel like every player at the club wouldn’t be here unless you were able to handle the pressure.”
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) November 23, 2017
That’s a subject broached by Light Blues midfielder Jason Holt, who claimed he doesn’t believe any of his teammates have a problem dealing with such pressure, believing they wouldn’t be at the club if they did. Though that’s a reassuring thought for supporters, not everyone on Twitter was in agreement.
Many social media users criticised the 24-year-old for his comments and urged him to take a look at himself, after some lacklustre performances this season. With that in mind, here’s a look at how the reaction.
There's a difference between handling pressure and being skilful enough to play good football
— john2032 (@johnwb2032) November 23, 2017
Just words. We need actions on the pitch
— HeisenTrump (@HeisenBear78) November 23, 2017
He can't tackle, he can't header, he can't win a 50/50 he can't shell 60 yard passes, he's not got a through ball in him, why is he @ our club. Never mind handle the pressure, he doesn't have the ability
— Tommy Campbell (@TommyCampbell80) November 23, 2017
Nah your really just ripping the pish now
— William (@WTownsley) November 23, 2017
Clearly they can’t with the current home results.
— Graham (@specificgers) November 24, 2017