Steven Gerrard has warned Rangers pair Jordan Jones and George Edmundson that their breach of coronavirus protocols is one thing they’ll remorse for some time.
Jones and Edmundson have been suspended by the membership and can be punished internally, whereas additionally having to self-isolate for 14 days after attending a non-public gathering with others outdoors of their households on Sunday night time.
The Rangers boss slammed the gamers for letting themselves and their teammates down, in addition to shifting the highlight from the aspect’s good type on the sector after Sunday’s 1-Zero win at Kilmarnock moved Gers 9 factors away from second-placed Celtic.
However Gerrard now needs to attract a line below the incident forward of Thursday’s Europa League showdown at Benfica.
“Clearly I’m actually disillusioned, I feel everybody on the membership is disillusioned with the actions of the 2 gamers,” Gerrard advised Rangers TV.
“It was vital the membership took decisive motion, they had been fast to do this which was pleasing to see.
“The gamers know they’ve let themselves down and their households, they’ve additionally badly let their team-mates down and the supporters. They are going to be punished, internally, it will likely be handled internally.
“The vital factor from my perspective is we draw a line below that. I don’t need to kick them much more, they’re feeling actually down. They’re apologetic, remorseful, stuffed with remorse – and I feel they’ll remorse it for fairly a while.
“They’ve been suspended, within the quick time period, and we’ve spoken to the gamers because the occasions. The subsequent time we converse to them is after they come off suspension and after an isolation interval.
“They made a nasty error of judgement and I feel they’ll remorse it for a while. It’s a constructing course of for each gamers now going ahead.
“Now it’s vital for me to focus again on the soccer. The gamers on the weekend put in a incredible efficiency and the headlines after that ought to have been of positivity.
“The 2 gamers have took these headlines and reward away from the group.
“We have to neglect about this, transfer ahead and deal with Benfica. The gamers are going to should take their drugs like males, and I’m positive at a while they’ll have to present their team-mates an evidence.”