Laudrup said: “Most supporters would love Rangers back up because it means a lot to how the Premiership is. In terms of Europe, it would be good to have not just Celtic but another team representing this country. But it will take years. As you know, it’s a very young side — with talented, hungry players. Young, hungry players are fearless but sometimes also careless because they don’t have the experience.”
Laudrup, who was part of one of the most successful eras in Rangers’ history, believes that it will take years before the Gers are back at the level able to compete with Celtic.
He is pleased with the ‘talented, hungry' players in the playing squad, but he believes these players are also careless as they lack experience.
This is unlike Celtic, who have a squad who have won a wealth of silverware recently, and are used to being in a title race every season.
They have that extra nous about them that hands them an advantage over Rangers, and Mark Warburton will need to complete some more rebuilding to ensure his squad can first, compete with, and then overtake the Bhoys.
Rangers look set to win promotion to the Premiership this season, but it might take a few more years before they can get to the top of the top flight and knock Celtic off their perch.