Billy Dodds has claimed “rudderless” Rangers lack quality and mental strength after watching his former club fall to Friday’s dismal 2-1 defeat at Dundee.

The loss was the Ibrox club’s fourth of the campaign – and second on the spin – and they now find themselves nine points behind Premiership leaders Celtic having played one game more.

Graeme Murty has been in interim charge since Pedro Caixinha was sacked at the end of October and Dodds sees no reason why Celtic won’t widen the gap between the teams.

Dodds enjoyed four successful years with Rangers but believes the club is now in a bit of a state

Speaking about his former club and their Dens Park defeat Dodds said: “It is rudderless, you can see it – they lack the mental strength to do something about it.

“You could see Rangers never had that mental strength to change it after losing the second goal.

“Once Dundee made themselves hard to be beat and compact Rangers never had that quality to say, ‘I’m going to get on the ball.’

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“They’re not good enough, lets cut to the chase – they are not good enough players to go and break down teams. Having played for Rangers, you know what it takes to get there.

“You are going to get beaten sometimes but you do it in the right manner.

“You might not be playing well but you keep going. The fans need to see there is…

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