Rangers star reveals fear over New Year's sales

JON DALY fears vultures are looking to pick off Rangers' top talents next month as new Light Blues supremo Graham Wallace gets set to wield the Ibrox axe.

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Graham Wallace looks set to wield axe at Rangers
Graham Wallace looks set to wield axe at Rangers

Chief executive Wallace confirmed that costs would have to be cut across the club at last Thursday's AGM, with McCoist's first-team pool one area where

significant savings could be made.

There are several fringe men that the Gers could attempt to move on in the January window, while Lee Wallace has been linked with a seven-figure switch to England. Daly said: "If the squad has to be cut in size, then it will happen and we will deal with it at the time.

"It's not something I've been focusing on. That's not me not caring - of course I care. But I just want to focus on my football and do my best for the club. Whatever happens, happens.

"That's football - players come and players go. You build up a good squad and then, for whatever reason, players have to leave.

"I'm sure it will happen that players do leave, whether it is through cuts or whether they just get sold on.

"Because there are some fantastic players here who have been doing really well and I'm sure there are clubs down south who are keeping an eye on them."

Wallace will hold showdown talks with McCoist in the coming days and weeks to shape Rangers' future on and off the field following the Ibrox board's resounding AGM success last Thursday.

While the Gers have been in storming form in League One, it has been a turbulent few months as the battle for control at the club raged on.

The champions head into this afternoon's clash with Stranraer aiming for their 21st successive win and Daly insists the negative headlines won't affect McCoist's in-form squad.

He said: "It wasn't really an issue for me when I signed. I knew there were obviously still a few problems but it was never going to stop me signing for the club.

"It's a massive football club and even if you'd told me back then that they would still be having problems now, I would still have signed.

"I'm delighted to be here and grateful to the manager for giving me the chance to come to a club like Rangers.

"I'm sure there are one or two lads who do focus on what happens off the park, but I don't think you can let it affect you.

"It will affect your performances and if that happens, you will find yourself out of the team."

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