Two more Ibrox heroes have warned Pedro Caixinha that he can’t afford not to win against Ross County on Sunday.
At the start of the week the Daily Record and Evening Times warned the Sevco boss that he had to win his next three SPFL matches in order to remain in charge for the visit of Celtic on September 23.
Derek Johnstone and Alex Rae are issuing the latest warnings with the fifth best coach in Qatar due to face the media later today to discuss the match in Dingwall.
Rae was overlooked for the position of being number three to Caixinha and said: â€œA win is a must â€“ especially after dropping five points at home â€“ and anything less will simply add to the pressure.
â€œItâ€™s going to be difficult up at Ross County due to the fact that Rangers didnâ€™t beat them last year although his is a totally different squad of players but the reality is the pressure of playing for Rangers is you need to win matches.â€�
In the same edition Johnstone warned: â€œPedro Caixinha is now going to be judged on a game-by-game basis, and any defeat in the next three or four weeks is going to be massive for him.
â€œThe Rangers fans are now contemplating whether he is a manager or whether he is not a manager, so he has got to prove not only to himself and the team, but to the fans, that he has got a team here who can win.
â€œThere are punters now saying that Pedro isnâ€™t good enough and they want rid of him, and several pundits are now saying that he isnâ€™t going to last, and you canâ€™t disagree.
â€œYou have to give him a chance of course, every other club have brought players in and they will get time to settle in. Unfortunately, at Rangers, you have to hit the ground running, and that goes for the manager too.
â€œI know Dave King is on record saying that they back their manager and they have given him money to spend, but that can be a good thing or a bad thing for a manager to hear.
â€œI think he will get more time. But if there are two or three losses in the next four or five games, then the fans wonâ€™t accept that.
â€œIt doesnâ€™t matter what the chairman says or what the board say, if the fans are up in arms and giving the team stick and not going to games, then they have to act.
â€œThatâ€™s why Pedro Caixinha is under pressure, big-time, and it is imperative that he starts on a winning streak against Ross County.â€�