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Rangers: Fans question finance expert following claims about quality of squad

Rangers: Fans question finance expert following claims about quality of squad

Professor Chris Brady of Salford University’s Centre for Sports Business has warned Rangers could face a repeat of 2012 if they don’t win the league in the next two years and Dave King withdraws his support of the Ibrox club in an article in The Scottish Sun.

The remarks have angered Gers fans, as they have shown an ignorance to the underlying issues at the club caused by previous regimes.

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Prof Brady has also ignored the more positive narrative of a 63% increase in turnover and sustainable wage/turnover ratio.

The comments that have caused most aggravation are those aimed at the playing squad. “I can’t see a lot of players I’d pay a lot for money for and you’ve got three players well into their mid-30s who they may be paying wages to like Defoe, McGregor and Davis,” Brady said.

However, Rangers squad is now full of international quality players with a good age profile such as Borna Barisic, Filip Helander, Joe Aribo, Glen Kamara and Alfredo Morelos.

Fans of the Ibrox club took to Twitter to criticise Brady’s lack of knowledge of the playing squad and how he has come to his bizarre conclusions.

A couple of supporters were also quick to highlight that the whole article is based on ifs, buts and maybes…

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