Charlie Nicholas has claimed that interim Rangers chairman Douglas Park never wanted to get as involved as he has become at Ibrox. 

Former Celtic hero Nicholas also says the board situation at the Light Blues is “weird” and claims he’s always had his suspicions over Dave King. 

King left his role as chairman on Friday amid the uncertainty surrounding the Scottish football season with the coronavirus crisis taking centre stage.

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And speaking in his Daily Express column, Nicholas gave his thoughts on the reshuffle.

He said: "I met Douglas Park a lot when I travelled with the Rangers party to cover their Champions League games.

"I don’t think Douglas was ever interested in getting anywhere near as involved as he is.

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"Maybe his son would have pushed but now Douglas finds himself as the main man after Dave King stepped down.

"I always had my suspicions about King. What was going on and why did he continually want to fight Mike Ashley?"

He added: “Rangers at boardroom level have now become interesting.

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"First you have wealthy businessman Jim McColl interested in copying Liverpool’s Moneyball philosophy. Then Graeme Souness claims he would love to join the Ibrox board. There is something going on out there.

"It is all a bit weird that in this time of uncertainty you still have the prospect of investors. Change looks to be in the air but can they get it right?

"The chairmanship at Rangers in the past seemed to be like a game of musical chairs. They must have run round the boardroom before they decided who will be next.”