He said: “John has got a domestic situation he’s working on at the moment. It’s away from football, a family situation that he has to deal with, and we wish him well in that respect.”
Eustace, 36, has been out of contract since the summer when he left Derby County at the end of his deal. Since Warburton’s appointment at Ibrox, the midfielder linked up with him to train north of the border, and earn himself a playing contract.
He had to prove his fitness to the manager who he used to work with at Watford, and it appeared as if a deal was close to being confirmed.
However, as soon as Eustace proved his fitness and looked close to signing, he had to leave IBrox and return home to deal with a yet-to-be described ‘domestic issue’.
He has been away from the Gers for about two months now, and Warburton has confirmed that Eustace is still dealing with the issues that have so far plagued his season.
Warburton still wants to tie Eustace down to a permanent contract at Ibrox, but no deal will be completed until the veteran midfielder can solve his domestic situation and head back north of the border.