Alan Brazil and Ray Wilkins' Rangers comments will alarm Ibrox faithful

New Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha during the press conference

Brazil and Wilkins, a former Rangers midfielder, have been discussing Pedro Caixinha's prospects at Ibrox.

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Comments from Alan Brazil and Ray Wilkins on Talksport this morning [Friday] will alarm fans of Glasgow Rangers.

The Gers have struggled in their first season back at Scottish football's top table, with Wednesday's Aberdeen defeat consigning Pedro Caixinha's side to a third-placed finish - 39 points behind Old Firm rivals Celtic.

Caixinha has been in the job little over two months following Mark Warburton's departure, and the Portuguese has also find it hard to get the best of the squad that was largely put together last summer.

Better recruitment is a must for Rangers this coming transfer window, although Brazil and Wilkins - a Celtic fan and ex-Rangers midfielder, respectively - are anticipating a tough few months for Caixinha.

Questioning the 46-year-old's suitability for the role, Wilkins said: "It’s very difficult when you’re Portuguese and you’ve been working in Qatar... it’s always going to be difficult for him to come into that situation and not understanding the way that Scottish football is played and the task in front of him. That’s a tough old gig to ask someone to do that."

Picture Supplied by Action Images - Ray WilkinsFormer Rangers midfielder Ray Wilkins

To which Brazil replied: "His job is not helped by what's going on within the club. Has he got money? Can he rebuild in the summer? Probably not. As far as I’m aware the money is not there."

And his co-host concurred, adding: "That’s what I’m hearing as well."

Positively, from a Rangers perspective, the pair's claims are a complete contradiction to what was said by chairman Dave King on Thursday.

Rangers chairman Dave KingRangers chairman Dave King

The Ibrox chairman assured that every penny made through season ticket sales for the coming campaign will go to Caixinha - giving him a potential warchest of £13 million according to the Scottish Sun.

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