"That's why I suppose I was a bit surprised by Alan's decision. Spurs are not as bad a team or a club as people think.
"Alan is clearly enjoying playing his football at Ibrox and is comfortable in his surroundings. There is nothing wrong with that. He may not have fancied going down there and fighting for his place - at Rangers he is guaranteed first-team football.
"It's a huge football boost for Rangers that one of their players has turned down the Premiership in preference of sticking with them. As I know well, playing for Rangers is a huge thing and it's something you never really appreciate fully until it's no longer there.
"But, while I don't know the lad, it was certainly a move worthy of time and consideration."