Rangers fans react to Liam Burt admission after leaving Ibrox

Rangers fans look on during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on September 1, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Rangers manager Steven Gerrard sanctioned the midfielder's Ibrox exit this summer.

Rangers fans look on during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on September 1, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers fans are reacting to comments made by the former Ibrox midfielder Liam Burt this week.

Burt was released by Rangers at the end of last season, having failed to make a single appearance under Steven Gerrard.

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The 20-year-old later rocked up at Rangers' main rivals, Celtic, signing a two-year deal with the club whose academy he left for Ibrox earlier this decade.

And he left fans in no doubt as to where his allegiance lies with a string of pro-Celtic social media posts.

 

Elaborating via the Celtic View (Volume 55, issue 10, Pages 34+35), Burt said: "This is my boyhood club and, ever since I left, I’ve wanted to come back. I was around eight when I first joined Celtic and I left at Under-12 level.

"Then I was at Rangers for around eight years. Towards the end of last season, I just wasn’t enjoying my football. I had a talk with Rangers and expressed my feeling, they expressed theirs and we parted ways. Willie McStay was always back and forth with me.

"I had other options, but this was my main focus. I’m hoping to start every game in the reserves, score more goals and catch the manager’s eye. It’s all down to impressing every day in training."

Liam Burt of Dumbarton during to the Irn Bru Cup Semi-Final match between The New Saints and  Dumbarton at Park Hall on February 17, 2018 in Oswestry, England.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Burt's comments have not been well-received by those of a Rangers persuasion.

This is what they're saying on both Twitter and Instagram...

 

 

Only reason he signed for the tarriers. Is because rangers released him. Because he's *****

— Robert-w.a.t.p (@rangerslad1983) September 11, 2019

 

Snakey wee ****.

— Clint Moscow (@ClintMoscow) September 11, 2019

 

Rangers let you go because your *****.

— True Blue 1982 (@1982TrueBlue) September 12, 2019

 

We all hate Liam Burt

- ekman_ek

 

Snakeeeee

- connor03._

 

Rangers reject

- darren.gilfillan

 

If you were good enough you could be wearing blue

- dean84martin

 

Burt, who has yet to appear for Celtic's first-team, only played three times for Rangers and had in recent seasons spent time on loan with Alloa Athletic and Dumbarton.

The Rangers goalkeeper, Aidan McAdams, made the reverse switch after leaving Celtic Park in 2017.

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