Rangers have still yet to bring a new manager to Ibrox.
Pundit Kris Commons has told the Daily Mail that he spoke to Rangers caretaker Graeme Murty over the weekend, highlighting the fine margins Rangers are struggling with.
The Gers travelled to Dundee on Friday night, and were desperate for a result having been beaten 2-0 at home to Hamilton Academical in their previous outing – but they received another defeat.
Mark O'Hara smashed Dundee in front after Rangers failed to deal with Jon Aurtenetxe's inswinging free kick, only for Josh Windass to quickly get the Gers back on level terms with a fine strike.
However, Dundee had the final say at Dens Park, as former Rangers target and current Celtic loanee Scott Allan set up O'Hara for the winner late on, handing Rangers a 2-1 defeat.
With two defeats in a row, Murty's chances of landing the Rangers job on a permanent basis are dwindling quickly, though the fact that he is still in the job is something of a farce.
Rangers sacked manager Pedro Caixinha more than a month ago, but have yet to find a replacement, with fans bemused at the major delay in landing Caixinha's eventual successor.
Now, pundit and former Celtic ace Kris Commons has told the Daily Mail that he spoke to Murty over the weekend, and he highlighted that Rangers are losing by fine margins – but Commons feels the club's uncertainty over a new manager is contributing to their struggles on the pitch.
Commons also questioned why there are no paparazzi photos of managerial candidates at Ibrox for meetings about the job, suggesting it's like nothing is going on at Ibrox – and called for the Gers to make a strong appointment, like Celtic did when they landed Brendan Rodgers.
“I bumped into Rangers caretaker boss Graeme Murty over the weekend and we had an interesting conversations about fine margins.” said Commons. “He was saying if you look at the chances the team are missing and take away the silly defensive errors they are not far off being on the right road. But there’s no doubt the continuing uncertainty over the vacant manager’s job is harming the Ibrox side.”
“Why are there no paparazzi pictures of managerial candidates coming out of Ibrox or Auchenhowie? It looks like there’s nothing going on. Rangers need a manager who people can look at and be confident this is a guy who can turn it around. When Brendan Rodgers was announced as Celtic manager, the players jumped straight off their seats and were rubbing their eyes and thinking: ‘Is this really happening?’ Rangers need that kind of strong appointment but do they have the funds to do that?” he added.