The exit of manager Pedro Caixinha appeared to have a transformative effect on the Rangers squad, as well as the supporters who prop up the bar here in the Transfer Tavern. Indeed, while merely winning over Hearts may not change the course of their campaign, it’s at least a fairly promising sign.
Whoever replaces Caixinha will struggle to do worse than the Portuguese at Ibrox. While the squad may be far from perfect, the Light Blues do have a serious amount of talent to play with when battling domestic rivals, despite a bizarre summer recruitment drive.
Even one game into his departure, the Gers looked a lot happier under Graeme Murty and the side looked far more cohesive during the win over the Jambos. With that in mind, here’s a look at the THREE main Rangers players who are most likely to thrive without Caixinha, no matter who takes over the club.