As reported by the Daily Record, ex-Rangers and Scotland striker Gray was quoted as saying he had talked to Gerrard and the Gers boss was ‘convinced’ he could end the Ibrox club’s long wait for a first Premiership title since 2011.
But Gerrard has been slightly bemused by the reports, and has categorically denied saying anything of the sort, admitting such a statement would be naive – even going as far as to say that such a claim ‘would never come out of my mouth’.
Gerrard addressed the comments 3:50 into his weekly press conference ahead of Thursday’s Europa League second-leg with St. Joseph’s in Glasgow:
What do you think of the slightly bizarre spat?
Why would Gray claim Gerrard said something so emphatic if he didn’t?
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