Charlie Nicholas, the former Celtic striker, has come out with some very bizarre remarks about recently appointed Rangers manager Steven Gerrard, which put him completely out of step with the Hoops support.
Nicholas said during Gillette Soccer Saturday on Sky Sports Football on Saturday afternoon, that the Gerrard appointment had left him “a bit concerned” as a Hoops fan, and that the appointment was “iconic”, “absolutely amazing” and even bigger than when Paul Gascoigne signed for the Gers in 1995.
Nicholas’ comments are the exact opposite of what most Hoops fans think about the appointment of Gerrard. Most Hoops fans seem to think that the appointment is a ludicrous gamble which will fail, and is nothing to be worried about at all.
Nicholas’ comments seem to betray a player who has been in England far too long, and isn’t keeping up with events with Scottish football.
He goes on about the Gers bringing in more investment, but even if they do they will still be miles behind a Hoops side which makes millions each year from participation in the Champions League.
Hoops fans haven’t been fond of Nicholas for many years, as these days he seems to style himself as more of an Arsenal supporter than a Hoops supporter, and these remarks won’t win him any more friends in the East End of Glasgow.
In other Celtic news, fans are nonplussed about the prospect of Charly Musonda leaving the Hoops