Barry Ferguson suggests a problem with Rangers chairman Dave King

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Mark Warburton’s Glasgow Rangers are third in the Scottish Premiership table at the moment.

Barry Ferguson RangersBarry Ferguson at Rangers

Barry Ferguson has suggested in The Daily Record that Rangers chairman Dave King does not have a connection with the fans.

The former Rangers midfielder believes that King has not made an effort to connect with the club’s supporters.

“The problem he’s got is that he hasn’t made much of an attempt to connect with the supporters,” Ferguson wrote about King in The Daily Record. “He took control 18 months ago and then disappeared back to South Africa.

“I think the Rangers fans wanted to see more of him. To get to know him. To use him as a comfort blanket after all the bad that had been done to their club.

“But when they’ve needed to hear his voice they’ve been deafened by his silence and that, in turn, has led to a sense of disappointment and maybe even suspicion.”

Rangers won automatic promotion from the Scottish Championship to the Scottish Premiership at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

The Gers are a massive club, and their return to the Scottish top flight has certainly made the division better and more competitive.

Mark Warburton’s side are unlikely to win the Scottish Premiership title this season, but the Glasgow giants are in the race for the second place.

Barry Ferguson - BlackpoolBarry Ferguson at Blackpool

Rangers are third in the league table at the moment with 23 points from 13 matches.

The Gers are a point behind second-placed Aberdeen, and 11 points behind leaders and Old Firm rivals Celtic, who have a game in hand.

Rangers will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they take on Partick Thistle away from home at the Firhill Stadium in the Scottish Premiership.

Alan Archibald’s side are second from bottom in the league table at the moment.

Rangers chairman Dave KingRangers chairman Dave King

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