Ferguson insists McGregor is better than Gordon

first_imgBarry Ferguson insists Allan McGregor is a better goalkeeper than international teammate Craig Gordon.The former Rangers midfielder believes if there’s any position his old club have a player than rivals Celtic, it’s the goalkeeping position, thanks to the presence of McGregor.McGregor, who returned to Ibrox on a free transfer earlier in the summer, has been perhaps the most impressive addition out of the many that Steven Gerrard has made since becoming Rangers manager.The 36-year-old made some incredible saves both in the league and in Europe, where he helped Rangers reach the group stages of the UEFA Europa League.Speaking to The Daily Record ahead of Scotland’s match away to Albania, the Ferguson said:GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 08: Craig Gordon of Celtic attempts to save the ball during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier between Celtic and AEK Athens at Celtic Park Stadium on August 8, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon discusses Defoe’s prolificacy Henry Ikenna Ugwu – January 14, 2019 Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon has been discussing Jermain Defoe’s prolificacy in front of goal following his move to Rangers.The former England international joined the…“In goals it has to be Allan McGregor. His glove rival Craig Gordon has done nothing wrong, he’s a top keeper, but Allan is on a different planet.”“When he rejoined Rangers I said he’d be their best signing because he’s worth 12-15 points a season. He is Rangers’ most influential player by far, an exceptional keeper and a born winner.”Even Scotland head coach Alex McLeish opted to go for McGregor ahead of Gordon, as Scotland defeated Albania 4-0 on Saturday.McGregor may be approaching the end of his career but the Gers shot-stopper looks like he has two or three good seasons left in him if he can stay injury free.last_img