Noel Whelan Claims Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s controversial financial comments could be a ‘sarcastic’ on the Rangers board.
Former Leeds striker, dedicated to Football Insidersuggesting Gers need ‘a whole new team’ to play in the Champions League.
Rangers lost 4-0 away to Ajax on Wednesday (September 7) in their first group game since returning to the Champions League.
Talk after the game and be LogVan Bronckhorst says Ibrox needs ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ to play in Europe’s top competition.
He claimed competing against the likes of Ajax and Liverpool was ‘too demanding’, but admitted he was ‘disappointed’ with the performances of both teams.
Rangers failed to strengthen their squad in the dying throes of the summer window, despite qualifying from the Champions League group stage, which makes them likely to bring in around £100million this year (according to Kieran Maguire).
Whelan said Football InsiderEwan Kingsbury: “It could be a bit of a dig at the board.
“But look at the whole stadium – they need a whole new team to compete with Ajax.
“Men for men, you would choose Ajax players over Rangers players. That’s where they are.
“Ajax have always been a top team with an excellent record in developing young players.
“Van Bronckhorst raised his hand to admit Rangers are the better team – they are often in the Champions League.
“It’s rare that they are favorites in this game, home or away.”
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