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Easdale rubbishes Green claims

Influential Rangers shareholder Sandy Easdale insists Charles Green is pulling no strings at Ibrox.

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Charles Green: No role or influence at Rangers

Charles Green: No role or influence at Rangers

Paul Murray, who is seeking a place on the board, recently expressed concerns that Green was still making decisions behind the scenes after being told the former chief executive had visited a shareholder about next week's annual general meeting.

Easdale secured a deal to buy some of Green's shares and holds voting rights over 26.8 per cent of the total shareholding of the club, 4.5 per cent of which he owns himself.

And the Greenock-based businessman, who sits on the football club board but not the PLC board, refuted the claims that Green retained a say after his controversial return as a consultant was blocked in August.

Easdale said: "The involvement of Charles Green, I can say that is categorically wrong. Charles Green has left the club and has gone to do what he's doing in France. I think we should just wish him well to go and do that.

"In no shape or form is he pulling any strings. Charles has nothing to do with the club, if you look at the statement when he left and was handing the shares over to me, he said he had no influential powers at the club and that's the way it is today.

"I don't see that changing in the foreseeable future, that Charles can ever come back."

Easdale, who was allocated the voting rights of secretive early investors Blue Pitch and Margarita holdings, also denied that former Rangers owner Craig Whyte had any influence in the new company that was set up to keep the club going following liquidation.

Easdale, whose brother and McGill's bus firm co-owner James sits on the PLC board, said: "I have never met Craig Whyte, never had a conversation with Craig Whyte, so let's get this clear, it would be wrong of me to say all that and then have any dealings with Craig Whyte.

"He is categorically not involved in any shape or form at the club at all to my knowledge.

"It would be very silly of me as a west-of-Scotland businessman to have any dealings with him."

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