Rangers set to sack Kenny Miller and suspend Lee Wallace after bust-up with Graeme Murty following 4-0 loss to Celtic

SunSport can reveal that Miller’s Ibrox career is OVER following a major changing-room row with the Gers boss after the 4-0 Old Firm defeat.

The 38-year-old former Scotland striker’s contract runs out at the end of the season but he’ll have his deal paid up in full and then be immediately shown the door.

Captain Wallace, 30, also seems certain to have played his last game for the club.

The experienced left-back has been out of the side with an injury since September and wasn’t stripped for the Scottish Cup semi-final clash.

But he joined his team-mates after the final whistle and stands accused of showing Murty a lack of respect with an angry outburst.

Wallace still has another year remaining on his contract — and club chiefs are planning to suspend him pending an internal investigation into what happened.

A high-ranking Gers source told SunSport: “The Ibrox hierarchy are raging with the behaviour of the club’s most senior player and club captain after Sunday’s defeat.

“The powers-that-be believe the manager has been undermined and have decided to take action.

“They don’t think what happened in the dressing room is acceptable.”


BET £10 WITH SUN BETS AND GET A FREE £30 BET


Suited Wallace is believed to have vented his anger towards Murty for the team’s poor performance against Celts.

Then Miller — an unused sub in the game — had his say. The Gers boss refused to accept their criticism.

In his after-match press conference the under-pressure boss admitted: “There was emotion, anger, disappointment — all the things you’d expect after a game like that.”

Now though it’s emerged Murty has held talks with Gers directors and decided he wants Miller and Wallace OUT of his squad.

Both have been model professionals throughout their careers but the club feel they must back their manager.

It’s the first sign of a new hardline approach since chairman Dave King appointed Douglas Park as his right-hand man.

But crucially it’s Murty who is believed to have demanded action be taken against the outspoken duo.

The Gers source added: “This is a strong message the manager is sending out. He feels these players have questioned his authority previously and has taken the view that there can be no dissent or negativity within the club’s own ranks.

“There is a job that still needs to be done with five games remaining of the season and the manager feels he needs to send out a message that he’s the man in charge — and no one else.

“The players need to back him but more importantly repay the faith of the supporters.”


Keep up to date with ALL the latest news, transfers and goals from Scottish football plus fixtures, results and live match commentary


Source: Read Full Article