Ally McCoist said “it’s hard not to be impressed” by Rangers at the moment after they demolished Aberdeen 4-0 on Sunday.
It’s left Rangers 11 points clear at the top and left McCoist saying that Steven Gerrard’s men can go on and win the Premiership.
McCoist said it was because of the balance of the squad and the quality of the players, and highlighted the middle of the park as the real strength this season, pulling Ryan Jack and Glen Kamara out for praise.
“It’s hard not to be impressed,” said McCoist on the Breakfast show (talkSPORT, Monday, 9am).
“There’s a long way to go but they’ve got good players. It’s very hard to stay level headed and keep your feet on the ground, but you’re asking me whether Rangers can go on and win the league?
“From this moment in time, from what I’ve seen, yes.”
Told that they’ve kept 17 clean sheets so far and that it’s the best start to a season for 53 years, McCoist said, “Wow. It’s good players, quite simple. A manager is only as good as his players and that’s what Rangers have got at the moment, a great balance.
“The balance in the side, the young lad Ryan Jack has been absolutely fabulous.
Listen, I don’t want to get carried away but it’s difficult not to. They’re really comfortable in the middle of the park. Kamara might be the buy of the season or any season at just £50k.”
No one wants to get carried away before it’s certain but it’s getting increasingly hard not to.
It’s not just the blistering start to the season from Rangers, impressive as that’s been.
21 games, 18 wins, 58 goals, 17 clean sheets and 0 defeats. That’s seriously impressive.
But it’s not just that. It’s the fact that Celtic are having a nightmare, dropping another two points against Hibs on Saturday.
An 11-point gap is intimidating and while Celtic have two games in hand, there’s no guarantee they’re going to win them.
Rangers are just 1/4 to win the Premiership now – by far the lowest the odds have even been since our last Premiership win.
McCoist is right to highlight the middle of the park at Rangers and he’s right to say that Kamara could be the buy of any season at just £50k. That’s a phenomenal bit of business.