"You need to make sure he can not just close the gap, but get there and go beyond.
"I think he has done a great job and I very much hope they keep on backing him. That's what he needs because I'm sure the other side of Glasgow will be keen to push for the tenth. You really hope that Rangers do what they have to do to support Steven and stop it.
"Of course, there will be big pressure, but then Steven had almost 20 years as a world-class player dealing with pressure. He will understand the pressure, even with the different perspective of a manager. He knows what it takes to win big games of football.
"As I said, I think it is all about backing Steven. Give him the time, the support and the confidence any manager needs — no matter who you are.
"The likes of (Ianis) Hagi, you need that level of player to come to Ibrox. It's a great theatre."