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Financial stability more important than catching Celtic: Henderson

By Andy Newport

Rangers favourite Willie Henderson insists the Ibrox club should not break the bank trying to catch Celtic - even if it hands the Parkhead side 10-in-a-row.

The former winger reckons his old side are years behind their rivals, both on and off the park.

But Henderson - who spent the latter part of his Gers career watching Jock Stein's Hoops outfit rack up the majority of their record-breaking nine straight Scottish titles - believes the future of his former club is more important than bragging rights.

The 72-year-old said: "Celtic are two or three years in front financially and on the playing side. That's tough to see, as you never want Celtic to be above you. But that's the way it is.

"Rangers is an institution and that institution has to be looked after to make sure it doesn't end up in the financial position it was in before.

"Ten straight titles is a big figure. But the main thing is for Rangers to be right as a club both on the field and off it."

Arsene Wenger bemoaned Mark Clattenburg's decision to award Tottenham a penalty that saw Arsenal draw 1-1 yesterday afternoon and also insisted that midfielder Victor Wanyama was lucky to stay on they he was one of the best."

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