Tam McManus comments on Rangers and Celtic strikers

General view outside the stadium  during the UEFA Europa League group G match between Rangers FC and Feyenoord at Ibrox Stadium on September 19, 2019 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers and Neil Lennon’s Celtic are challenging for the Scottish Premiership title.

head coach Steven Gerrard of Rangers FC looks on during the UEFA Europa League group G match between BSC Young Boys and Rangers FC at Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf on October 3, 2019 in Bern,...Rangers manager Steven Gerrard

Tam McManus has given his take on the striker situation at Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers and Neil Lennon’s Celtic, as posted on Twitter.

The former Hibernian forward, who now works as a pundit for BBC Sport, has suggested that the silence regarding the situation of Leigh Griffiths is “deafening”.

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The 29-year-old Scotland international striker is out of the squad at the moment, and with manager Neil Lennon saying that Vakoun Bayo may need surgery, as quoted on BBC Sport, Odsonne Edouard is the only fit striker in the Hoops squad.

 

As for Rangers, Alfredo Morelos and Jermain Defoe are the two main strikers in Steven Gerrard’s side, and both are fighting each other for a place in the starting lineup on a regular basis.

Celtic are at the top of the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 28 points from 11 matches, level on points with second-placed and bitter Old Firm rivals Rangers.

The Hoops have won the league title in Scotland for the past eight seasons, but this campaign the Gers could clinch it.

Leigh Griffiths of Celtic arrives for the UEFA Europa League Play Off First Leg match between Celtic and AIK at Celtic Park on August 22, 2019 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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