The pivotal issues:
Second place, relegation, will anyone stay afloat post-Rangers?
Who are favourites for the title?
Celtic. Easy one.
Who else will make the top 2 and who will get Europa League?
Dundee United should join Celtic in the Champions League, providing two of Gardyne, Daly and Russell are on form. Motherwell will struggle to hit the heights they hit last season, Stuart McCall’s squad looks thin and the protracted looks at James McFadden have come to naught.
Hard to look beyond the two promoted sides I’m afraid – Ross County look strong enough right now but any issues could see confidence drop and problems occur. Dundee however look like favourites for the drop, providing that Inverness’ signings gel. Terry Butcher has looked south to England to sign players and some may struggle. Continue reading