Rangers senior player has had final chance, January is time to get rid for good
Rangers midfielder Carlos Pena has ran out of chances to show that he can find the consistency needed to contribute after yet another horror show in the 2-1 win over Ross County.
Pena barely touched the ball in an abject 45-minute cameo which was only ended when the Mexican was hooked for Alfredo Morelos at the break.
The 27-year-old senior player has shown he has the ability to be a game-changer for Rangers but too often doesn’t show it and the performance against Ross County must be the final straw ahead of the January transfer window and the Gers must now made the decision to sell him.
The former Chivas midfielder didn’t look particularly interested as Rangers were trailing Ross County 1-0 and gave minimal effort to try and drag the Light Blues back into the game.
As the tip of the Gers’ midfielder diamond, they simply can’t afford Pena to be a complete passenger in the way that he was against Owen Coyle’s side on Saturday.
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What’s most infuriating about it for Rangers fans is the fact that Pena has shown – on a few occasions now – that he is as good a player as any in Scotland when he wants to.
With what’s almost certain to be a tough trip to Easter Road to face Hibs coming up, Pena needs to find himself axed from the starting XI if Rangers are to have any chance of taking three points and picking up a fourth consecutive win.
In other Rangers news, Chris Sutton has had Neil Lennon in stitches with his latest rant about the Gers’ manager search.