Michael Stewart delivers verdict on Tony Pulis to Rangers

Rangers manager Graeme Murty is seen during the Scottish Cup Quarter final match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on March 4, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers are yet to announce a permanent successor to Pedro Caixinha at Ibrox.

A dejected looking Tony Pulis manager of West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on November 18, 2017 in West...

Former Scottish Premiership midfielder Michael Stewart has told BBC Sportscene Extra's Facebook Live Channel that Tony Pulis would make Rangers more competitive.

The Ibrox club are yet to appoint a replacement on a permanent basis after sacking Pedro Caixinha back in October, which has seen the Portuguese manager since take over at Mexican giants Cruz Azul.

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The Mirror claimed that 59-year-old Pulis is being considered by Rangers board members after he lost his job at Premier League side West Bromwich Albion earlier this month.

Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha is seen during the Betfred League Cup Semi Final between Rangers and Motherwell at Hampden Park on October 22, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Stewart responded when asked who he would appoint as Rangers manager, and discussed Pulis despite the presence of interim manager Graeme Murty who has won six of his nine games in charge.

"Tony Pulis is being touted now," Stewart said. "Certainly think that he would make them competitive, that's for sure.  The big accusation that is thrown at Pulis' teams that they are agricultural."

Rangers interim manager Graeme Murty is seen during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Johnstone at Ibrox Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers' suffered a surprise 3-1 loss at Ibrox to St. Johnstone on Saturday and have now dropped back into third place behind Aberdeen and Celtic, with the Dons three points ahead and Celtic five.

The Gers are next in action against Kilmarnock on Saturday as they look to get back to winning ways, with Murty looking to prove why he deserves the full-time job instead of the likes of Pulis.

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