Barry Ferguson says Steven Gerrard’s Rangers not exceptional

A general view of Ibrox Stadium is seen ahead of the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Scotland and Georgia at Ibrox Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers are challenging for the Scottish Premiership title.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is seen during a training session ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Rangers and SK Rapid Wien at Rangers  Auchenhowie Training Centre on...Rangers manager Steven Gerrard

Barry Ferguson has suggested in The Daily Record that Steven Gerrard’s Rangers are not exceptional.

The former Rangers midfielder, who had two separate spells at Ibrox, believes that the Gers need one or two more players to be considered exceptional.

Ferguson wrote in The Daily Record: “If I’m being picky, this current Rangers group are just one or two players short of being exceptional, but there’s no doubt they have enough about them to find a solution to their form on the road.”

 

Challenging for the title

Celtic may not have started the season, but there is no doubt that the Hoops are the favourites for the Scottish Premiership title this season.

While it is clear that Rangers do not have the quality of players that Celtic do at the moment, the Gers are certainly in the title race.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is seen during the Betfred Scottish League Cup Quarter Final match between Rangers and Ayr United on September 26, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

If Gerrard’s side are able to improve their away form and start wining matches on the road, then they will be giving Celtic a run for their money.

Rangers are sixth in the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 14 points from eight matches, five points behind leaders Heart of Midlothian.

As for Celtic, Brendan Rodgers’s side are currently third in the league table with 16 points from eight games.

Rangers player Barry Ferguson holds off the challenge of Gary Caldwell of Celtic during the CIS Insurance Cup Final between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on March 15, 2009 in Glasgow,...

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