Former Genk number two and Rangers hero Alex Rae knows only too well the gravity of Rangers’ task v the Belgians in the Champions League should they prevail against Switzerland’s Servette in the second round, for not only was he deputy to Eck 8 years ago in the Jupiler, but both of them had a huge hand in ‘creating’ Genk’s current star player and captain Bryan Heynen.
Speaking to alt index and Ibrox Noise, Rae said:
With a hint of pride, he went on:
Speaking on Genk’s financial and business model Rae added:
And their stadium will not be friendly despite the ‘neutral’ nation of Belgium:
As for Rangers:
But Rae is only too well aware what is needed, and at this point in preseason, Michael Beale’s picture needs to be coming together:
We certainly do.