Rangers: Steven Gerrard ‘surprise’ at Steve Clarke comments

Jermain Defoe won the second of 4 Rangers penalties in Saturday’s 4-0 utilize over St Mirren

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is upset by Steve Clarke, claiming the Kilmarnock boss is “attempting to rep one among my gamers banned”.

Jermain Defoe went down below Paul McGinn’s plight to utilize one among 4 Rangers penalties in opposition to St Mirren.

Clarke stated he used to be having a peek for “consistency” from the Scottish FA after his winger Jordan Jones used to be banned for diving in October.

“It be got fully nothing to include with Kilmarnock,” Gerrard stated.

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“We did not punish Jordan Jones, we did not give the Kilmarnock participant a two-game ban, so why he’s attempting to rep one among my gamers banned is a shock and a disappointment.”

Clarke spent a Twelve months as Liverpool’s first-crew coach whereas Gerrard captained the Premier League membership, adding to the feeble midfielder’s shock at his feedback.

“That will not be the form of man I know Steve Clarke for. He is in general first class, the dealings I had with him as a participant when he old to coach me, and since I have been at Rangers,” he stated.

“So very very much surprised by his feedback and I manufacture not mediate there is any need for them at all.”

Gerrard added Rangers had been denied “a blatant purple card” in their defeat by the Rugby Park aspect final month, “which I did not mention after the match”.

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‘I manufacture not possess to declare to Alfredo’

Rangers, six facets fearful of leaders Celtic within the Scottish Premiership, slump to Aberdeen – two facets within the help of them in third residing – on Wednesday evening.

Alfredo Morelos has been disregarded in two of the groups’ three conferences this season, although he later had one among the purple playing cards rescinded.

Gerrard insists he doesn’t possess to “deal with Alfredo any diverse” and the Colombia striker shall be “responsive to what the ambiance shall be delight in” at Pittodrie.

“I manufacture not possess to declare to Alfredo,” stated Gerrard, who has but to beat Aberdeen as Rangers boss.

“The total gamers possess adequate training to know what I demand. Opposition are bodily with him as he is a high participant, we don’t desire to come to a decision his edge away.”

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