Ex-Celtic star Chris Sutton congratulated Rangers for their comeback against Braga last night - before bizarrely praising them for 'winning the Europa League'.

The Hoops hero watched as Steven Gerrard's men showed their fighting spirit to incredibly fight back from two goals down to win 3-2 at Ibrox in their last-32 first-leg.

Gers fans and players were delirious when Ianis Hagi's second goal of the evening hit the back of the net after Joe Aribo's equaliser. But Sutton apparently believed the celebrations were over the top.

He said, on Twitter at full-time, "Well done to Rangers on a superb comeback and winning the Europa League." His post garnered more than 11,500 likes and almost 1,000 shares.

Rangers fans were disappointed with the pundit's reaction, though. One said: "Why is this man so bitter?"

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Another complained: "Jealous man something you would say right enough. Oh dear". A third added: "He's ragin again".

Sutton clarified his comments this morning on the same social media channels, adding: "*in the Europa League... if you are feeling guilty I will accept apologies for the abuse I received last night after lavishing praise on Rangers..."

Though his apology was not taken well by Gers fans, either. One said: "You can lavish praise but you as usual had to add in that extra bit of sarcasm and you wonder people give you grief."

Another added: "Mug you knew exactly what you were doing! Time to grow up Christopher".

Meanwhile, Rangers will be without Alfredo Morelos for the second-leg after the Colombian picked up a suspension with a yellow card last night.