Former Rangers assistant Gary McAllister insists the Ibrox side have "real chance" of lifting the Scottish Premiership.

The Light Blues are currently two points clear at the top of the table after their recent victory over St Johnstone.

And McAllister, who played alongside Philippe Clement at Coventry, has nothing but good things to say about the job the Belgian has done so far.

Speaking to Betway, he said: "I played alongside Philippe Clement at the club. He didn't play many games.

"He came in and got injured fairly early in his career and went back to Belgium. But he's another one who just quietly does his job. He's never shouting for the rooftops, and now it's game on. 

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"It's so close this year. Naturally you look forward to the game in April and both teams don't look as if they're going to drop points in the games that they should win, but the old firm in a few weeks is going to be massive. 

"That's going to be the deciding fixture and it's always special, but Rangers have given themselves a real chance.

"They brought in a couple of loans, just before the window closes, Cortes and Diamond. He's bringing players his strength and playing against teams who are trying to park the bus and try to keep a clean sheet, so he needs people to unlock it."