Rangers chairman Dave King has recently released a statement which should be ignored by all at Celtic.

The Gers supremo, in a statement made on his club’s website, has called for the suspension of SPFL chairman Murdoch MacLennan and an investigation into his business links with Hoops majority shareholder, Dermot Desmond.

As yet the Hoops have not released a statement on the issue, and that is the way the matter should remain.

Desmond is someone who usually keeps quiet about his matters, and it will be interesting to see if he has a response to the matter, but Hoops chief executive Peter Lawwell should instruct the rest of the board to keep quiet on the matter.

On the back of an incredibly successful season, which saw the Hoops win their second successive domestic treble, there is no need to get involved in some tawdry war of words with the Rangers chairman.

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King has released plenty of statements in his time at Ibrox, and this one is perhaps one of the most remarkable, as it mentions Desmond by name, who usually tries to keep out of these things.

With the Old Firm ticket allocation being cut down dramatically, and now this demand for an inquiry from King, the end of the season is certainly proving to be full of incident, for the big two clubs in Glasgow.

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