STAND-IN boss Graeme Murty revealed he had been given help from a mystery source before Rangers’ second successive Premiership flop in Inverness last night.
The Ibrox side toppled to a 2-1 defeat against Caley Thistle to follow up an identical dismal scoreline at Dundee on Sunday.
Murty winced as he saw his struggling outfit go a goal down just before the interval when a long shot from Greg Tansey eluded Wes Foderingham low down at his right-hand post.
However, Martyn Waghorn thrashed in a 67th-minute penalty-kick for the leveller and it looked as though the Highlanders had blown the chance of three much-needed points in their battle against the drop when Iain Vigours squandered a spot-kick three minutes from time.
But Foderingham’s heroics meant nothing when Billy McKay looped in an overhead-kick two minutes later for Caley’s winning goal.
Murty, whose team host St Johnstone on Wednesday, said: “The board will take their time and appoint the person they think should be in place at a time of their choosing.
“So, until I’m told otherwise I will carry on doing what I’m doing.
“I have been put in a very, very difficult position. The board have taken steps, they have offered me help and I have taken advantage of that help.
“At the moment, that will remain private between me and the person who is helping me.
“But I have to say, my help and the people helping me, doesn’t take away from the fact the players have to focus what they can control – and they can control their attitude and performance.”
Rangers could fall nine points behind second-placed Aberdeen this afternoon when the Dons host Ross County.