TL;DR for Monday, September 3

TL;DR for Monday, September 3

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Steven Gerrard has admitted that he wouldn’t have had any complaints if goalkeeper Allan McGregor had been sent off after lashing out at Kristoffer Ajer in Sunday’s clash with Celtic. The Rangers manager said after the game: “He’s lashed out. Of course I will speak to him about it.”


Rangers are expected to complete the signing of 38-year-old central defender Gareth McAuley today.


Derek McInnes has revealed that Aston Villa failed to sign Scott McKenna because they left it too late in the window to bid for the central defender. The Aberden manager stated: “The figure wasn’t enough anyway but the timing was the bigger factor behind it. We couldn’t replace McKenna with five hours to go.”



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Despite defeat, Rangers defender Connor Goldson has remained optimistic about his club bridging the gap between Celtic this season. Speaking to the Daily Record, he said: “They are a good team and we respect them. But we are getting closer and the players the manager has brought in have been together for two, three months. We will get closer.”


Hearts have completed the signing of central defender Clevid Dikamona.


Celtic defender Calvin Miller has admitted that his loan move to Dundee has come at a crucial part in his career.  Speaking to the Scottish Sun, he said: “I need to take my career by the scruff of the neck and go and get game time and prove I am a player. I can’t just wait about.”


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Chris Sutton reckons Rangers are still miles off Celtic after the “pummelling” the Scottish champions inflicted upon them on Sunday.


Barry Ferguson is convinced that Rangers have proved that the gap between the two Glasgow clubs is getting smaller because Gerrard’s side were well-drilled and showed enough desire.

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