The FSG group that owns the Reds is looking at the viability of buying the Scottish giants and resurrecting them.
Scottish multi-millionaire Jim McColl has made the claim in an interview with the Glasgow Times.
McColl said that he was approached by FSG about teaming up to buy Rangers, and using the Moneyball technique to resurrect their fortunes.
"At no time in my mind was I going to buy it," he said.
"Although, I might think differently now because I was learning about this technique that was used in Moneyball.
"That is what's happening in Liverpool. It is the same technique they're using. You see them 22 points ahead of everybody else (Now 25 points) using this technique. So that's a thought.
"In fact, we were approached recently to see if we were interested in looking at it again. The people who have invested in Liverpool would be interested in looking at it with us and applying the same techniques.
"Not that I'll ever do it, but it's nice to think about them being 22 points ahead of Celtic."