Chris Sutton’s warning for Celtic regarding Rangers

GLASGOW, Scotland - FEBRUARY 14: Celtic's Chris Sutton scores from the penalty spot during the Scottish premier league match between Celtic and Dundee Utd at Celtic Park  on February 14,...

Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard reportedly wants Liverpool’s Dominic Solanke at Ibrox in January.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard looks on during the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Aberdeen at Ibrox Stadium on December 5, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.Rangers manager Steven Gerrard

Chris Sutton has suggested in The Daily Record that Celtic will be adversely affected if Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers bring Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke to Ibrox in the January transfer window.

Rangers manager Gerrard wants to sign Solanke from Liverpool next month, according to The Scottish Sun.

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The 21-year-old striker is struggling for playing time at the Reds at the moment, while Rangers need a replacement for Umar Sadiq, who has gone back to AS Roma after his loan spell at Ibrox was cut short.

 

Former Celtic striker Sutton has suggested that Brendan Rodgers’s side could be on the backfoot should Rangers be able to sign Solanke.

Sutton wrote in The Daily Record: “If Rangers find the cash to bring in someone like Dominic Solanke and Celtic dither again, they will pay the ultimate price.”

England's forward Dominic Solanke celebrates his goal during the U-20 World Cup semi-final football match between England and Italy in Jeonju on June 8, 2017.

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Celtic have the best squad in Scotland, but Rangers are very much in the Scottish Premiership title race this season and could well win the championship.

Rangers signing Solanke will make them stronger than they are at the moment, and that will be a worry for Celtic, especially as Leigh Griffiths is not in action at the moment and the Hoops could not sign a replacement for Moussa Dembele in the summer transfer window.

21st October 2017, Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland; Scottish League Cup Semi-final, Hibernian versus Celtic; Alan Stubbs and Chris Sutton before the match

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