Ian Wright doesn’t think Rangers can topple Celtic

General Views of Ibrox Stadium before the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers are aiming to challenge Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic this season.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is seen during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Ibrox Stadium on July 29, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.Rangers manager Steven Gerrard

Ian Wright suggested on The Monday Night Club show on BBC Radio 5 live on Monday evening (8:54pm, August 13, 2018) that Steven Gerrard's Glasgow Rangers will not be able to catch Old Firm rivals Celtic this season.

Rangers are playing well at the moment, with new manager Steven Gerrard yet to suffer his first competitive defeat in charge of the Gers.

Celtic remain the strongest team in the Scottish Premiership, but the Glasgow giants are not having a great time.

The Hoops lost in the Scottish Premiership this past weekend, while they also missed out on John McGinn to Aston Villa, as reported by BBC Sport.

 

The future of Dedryck Boyata is also wrapped up in uncertainty, with The Daily Record reporting of interest from Sevilla and Lazio in the Belgium international defender.

Former Celtic striker Wright, though, does not think that Rangers can topple the Bhoys this season.

Wright said on The Monday Night Club show on BBC Radio 5 live on Monday evening (8:54pm, August 13, 2018) when asked if Rangers can topple Celtic: “No, no, no because Celtic are so way in front.”

11th August 2018, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Heart of Midlothian versus Celtic; Brendan Rodgers applauds the supporters at the end of the game

Exciting season

Celtic remain the best team in Scotland, and it is hard to see Rangers win the Scottish Premiership title ahead of them.

However, it is clear that Rangers will give the Hoops a run for their money this campaign.

Presenter Rick Edwards, Ex Arsenal legends Ian Wright, Tony Adams and Ex Tottenham Hostspur legend Les Ferdinand during the Vodafone 4G Goes Live Launch at Trafalgar Sqaure on August 29,...

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