Kris Boyd says Steven Gerrard will have second thoughts about Rangers

Kris Boyd of Rangers chases the ball during the Scottish Championship League Match between Rangers and Dumbarton, at Ibrox Stadium on August 23, 2014 Glasgow, Scotland.

Graeme Murty’s Glasgow Rangers, who lost the Old Firm derby, reportedly want to bring Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard to Ibrox.

Kris Boyd of Kilmarnock reacts during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Kilmarnock at Ibrox Stadium on March 17, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd has been quoted as saying by The Daily Star that Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard will have second thoughts about taking the Rangers managerial job.

Former Rangers striker Boyd, who had two different spells at Ibrox, made the comments following Graeme Murty’s side’s defeat to Celtic at the weekend.

The Gers suffered an embracing 5-0 defeat to Old Firm rivals Celtic away from home at Celtic Park in the Old Firm derby on Sunday afternoon.

The result saw the Hoops clinch the Scottish Premiership title this season - their seventh championship success in a row.

Steven Gerrard of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on February 7, 2015 in Liverpool, England.

Boyd has suggested that Liverpool legend Gerrard will have second thoughts about taking the Rangers managerial job.

Former Liverpool midfielder Gerrard, is a managerial target for Rangers, according to BBC Sport.

Meanwhile, former Celtic attacking midfielder Kris Commons has suggested that Gerrard should not accept the Rangers managerial role unless he is promised a lot of money to spend in the summer transfer window.

The Daily Star quotes Boyd as saying about Gerrard: “I think he will definitely be having second thoughts, there’s no doubt about it.”

Commons wrote in The Daily Mail: “I would not touch it if I was him - unless they said: ‘Steven, there is your £70 million to spend and you can have the final say on transfers.’ Otherwise, it is the biggest gamble ever.”

Steven Gerrard of Liverpool walks of the pitch after the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on February 7, 2015 in Liverpool, England.

Second place in doubt

The defeat to Celtic has placed Rangers’ chances of finishing second in the Scottish Premiership under doubt.

Graeme Murty’s side are third in the league table at the moment with 65 points from 35 matches, three points behind second-placed Aberdeen and level on points with fourth-placed Hibernian.

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