“I Can’t Defend Him Anymore” – Gerrard On Alfredo Morelos’ Previous Agency Pink
Steven Gerrard outlined his frustration over striker Alfredo Morelos’ purple card in Rangers’ 2-1 defeat to Celtic on Sunday.
The Columbian striker has been in wonderful goalscoring kind for Rangers this season however his self-discipline has frequently let him down as he picked up his fifth purple card of the season.
Morelos elbowed Celtic captain Scott Brown within the first half and acquired his marching orders as Rangers went on to lose the sport by 2-1 because of a late James Forrest winner.
The Previous Agency was performed in sometimes feisty circumstances with quite a few flashpoints occurring throughout and after the sport.
Talking after his aspect’s defeat which now sees them 13 factors behind their Glasgow rivals, Gerrard outlined that he can not defend Morelos’ actions any extra.
“I’ll take care of that internally. He might be punished. The punishment might be monetary and the cash will go to the supporters who went to the sport in the present day. I feel it’s solely proper. He’s let his teammates and the membership down once more.
“I can’t defend him anymore. I feel I’ve gone above and past. He’s nonetheless a implausible participant, I’ll nonetheless defend him, nevertheless it will get to a line and he was most likely already above that line with me. I can’t defend it anymore. I’ll advocate to the board that he’s fined per week’s wages and I may also advocate that that cash goes to the followers.”
😡 “I’ll take care of it internally. I am unable to defend him anymore. He might be punished”
Steven Gerrard left livid with Alfredo Morelos after his purple card within the #OldFirm in the present day.
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Morelos’ ill-discipline has been pricey this season and regardless of Ryan Kent’s equaliser for ten-man Rangers, Gerrard’s aspect couldn’t maintain out for some extent as Celtic shut in on their eighth league title in a row.
Former Rangers striker Kris Boyd was additionally crucial of Morelos, feeling, like Gerrard, there isn’t a defending his actions.
“It’s a straight purple – there’s no defending him. It’s unbelievable that somebody who has carried out this season and is arguably the participant of the season has been despatched off 5 instances for silly issues. It’s issues he doesn’t have to get entangled in.
“I’m sick of listening to Rangers followers say he will get wound up. That’s why they do it. It’s a shame. Gamers throwing their arms about at this stage, is a shame.”