Some Rangers fans fume over Glenn Middleton loan decision

A general view of Ibrox Stadium ahead of the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has sanctioned the winger's Ibrox exit on loan.

Rangers Glasgow's Glenn Middleton celebrates scoring in the 2018

Some Rangers fans are fuming at the Gers' decision to loan out Glenn Middleton to one of their biggest rivals.

The Rangers winger has joined Hibernian on a season-long loan deal, despite interest from 'clubs in Britain and further afield', according to the Edinburgh side's official website

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There is little love lost between the fans of Rangers and Hibs, whose rivalry intensified during the duo's second-tier spell earlier in the decade.

 

Tensions famously boiled over during the 2016 Scottish Cup final, which was won by Hibs even though it was Rangers who gained promotion without them that season.

And this is what those of a Rangers persuasion are saying about Middleton's move...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ironically, Middleton is expected to fill the void left by the injured Hibernian winger, Martin Boyle.

It was Boyle who became embroiled in a spat with some Rangers fans on Twitter earlier this summer, after a Gers supporter mocked his absence - prompting the Australian international to reply with a Shaun of the Dead meme.

22nd September 2018, Dens Park, Dundee, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Dundee versus Hibernian; Martin Boyle of Hibernian celebrates after scoring the second goal for Hibernian

Where should Rangers have sent Middleton?

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