Frank McAvennie suggests Rangers will ‘shine’ when they ‘get back to basics’
specifically for Football InsiderThe former Celtic striker says Gers need to regain their confidence and “start believing in themselves again”.
Ibrox were beaten 4-0 by Ajax in their Champions League group opener on Wednesday (September 7).
The European defeat comes after a 4-0 win over Glasgow rivals Celtic last Saturday (September 3).
as quoted glasgow time (September 8), Giovanni van Bronckhorst said his side weren’t good enough against Ajax.
The Ibrox boss said it was a “very devastating” failure.
McAvinney said Van Bronckhorst’s side needed to get back to last season’s level.
“Rangers are currently going through a transition,” He says Football Insider.
“I know they demand to win every game, and that in itself is the pressure. They have a good team, but they have to go back to basics. Master the basics, then the rest will shine and your abilities will follow you.
“Stop trying to hit the Hollywood pass, just hit five yards, ten yards and get your confidence back. That’s what they have to do.
“Rangers were beaten 4-0 and we’re talking about the confidence they need to come back, while Celtic were beaten 3-0 and their confidence is so high because of the way they play. It’s day and night.
“I think Rangers need to get back to basics. They need to start believing in themselves again. This is where managers make money. They both played in Europe last year, we know how they play, but we haven’t really played yet.“
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