Danny Mills has claimed “good players get away with so much” but claimed Rangers may look to cash in on Alfredo Morelos after his latest disciplinary gaffe.
The former England international, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, suggested Steven Gerrard may have reached a breaking point with the 23-year-old after this week’s bout of ill-discipline.
Morelos was granted permission to go home to Colombia this week given his suspension for the Europa League second-leg win against Braga.
However, the Gers manager revealed in a pre-match interview before the 1-0 loss to Hearts that the striker had been dropped after reporting back 24 hours later than agreed with his club.
When asked if the Light Blues would be reconsidering the future of the Colombia international after recent events, Mills told Football Insider: “Good players get away with so much. If they are performing, good players can get away with an awful lot more than the average player or a player that is not playing well. That is life.
“That is if you are a football player, a rugby player, a businessman… No matter what. If your top salesmen if being ill-disciplined but he is making you fortunes are you going to sack him? You are not.
“Luis Suarez is the perfect example. I would have been straight out of the door! There gets to a point where it becomes too disruptive, like with Paul Pogba.
“If great players push it too far then it starts to become an issue and I think Rangers are thinking, ‘Where are we at with him?'”
Since Gerrard took over at Ibrox in 2018 Morelos has missed a total of 19 games for disciplinary matters.
The former HJK Helsinki player has netted 29 goals in 43 appearances so far this campaign but has only one in eight since the winter break.