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Everton attacker Naismith won't back down in Rangers row

Everton attacker Steven Naismith won't back down over his row with Rangers chief Charles Green.

The Everton star is being sued by Green who claims he was in breach of contract when he quit Ibrox after liquidation. Naisy insists he had a right to walk for free and will fight his corner at a January SFA tribunal.

He admitted to the Scottish Sun: "I don't really know how long the situation can or will take to be resolved, but I've made my stance and that's what I believe to be right.

"In an ideal world things would move on, but the club have their stance in what they think is right and I've got my stance - that's where things stand.

"In the coming months things might get resolved one way or the other and then we can move on.

"It's in the hands of lawyers. All I'm interested in is playing football.

"I felt I was free to move and I moved.

"That's all I was interested in - moving on to play football and doing as well as I can in my career.

"I've never met Charles Green or had a conversation with him.

"Part of what he is doing is because he is now the head of Rangers. There are things he needs to do or the fans wouldn't be happy with him doing his job, so that is fair enough. I'm not going to sit here and slag the guy because I've never met him. I've no feelings either way for him."

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