MX23RW : Sunday, December 16 11:25:17

Charlie Adam: 'Rangers will challenge Celtic for Scottish Premiership title'

Adam: 'Rangers will challenge Celtic'
© Reuters
Former Rangers midfielder Charlie Adam believes that his former club can "definitely" challenge Celtic for the title under Steven Gerrard's management this season.

Former Rangers midfielder Charlie Adam has claimed that his former club can "definitely" challenge Celtic under Steven Gerrard's management this season.

The former Liverpool and England captain takes charge of his first domestic match as Rangers boss against Aberdeen at Pittodrie on Sunday.

Adam, who played alongside Gerrard at Anfield, is confident that his former teammate's "aura" and his signings could go on to stop Celtic winning an eighth consecutive Scottish Premiership title.

"They are going to be able to challenge Celtic," Adam told BBC Sport.

"The players that they're signing, the calibre of player they can attract because of who he is, his aura in the game, what he's achieved... all that is going to improve them.

"Man management is going to be crucial. They need to close the gap, simple."

The Light Blues finished 12 points adrift of Celtic and three behind Aberdeen in the league last season.


Click here for more stories about Charlie Adam

Click here for more stories about Rangers

Share this article now:
Steven Gerrard pictured in December 2016
Read Next:
Gerrard coy on Rangers title talk
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Premier League
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Bundesliga
Serie A
Ligue 1
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Belgian Pro League
Segunda Division
2.Bundesliga
Serie B
Greek Superleague
Swiss Super League
Turkish Super Lig
Australian A-League
Indian I-League
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Celtic159423262631
2RangersRangers1694338142431
3Aberdeen179442116531
4Kilmarnock178542317629
5Hearts188462123-228
6Livingston187562016426
7St Johnstone177552022-226
8Hibernian1566324121224
9Motherwell175481826-819
10Hamilton AcademicalHamilton1741121237-2513
11Dundee1724111432-1810
12St Mirren1824121234-2210

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account