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Former Rangers star Marvin Andrews insists he would not be the answer to their defensive problems this season.

The 30-year-old was released in August after being told he was not part of new manager Paul Le Guen's plans.

Now at Second Division Raith Rovers, he has looked on as his former club has plunged into crisis.

Rangers trail Celtic by 15 points in the Bank of Scotland Premier League and the defence has been singled out for criticism.

Some Gers fans feel a defender in the mould of Andrews - decent in the air and who will attack the ball - is badly lacking at Ibrox.

But he said: "I'm only one person, one person does not build a team. I would not make a difference.

"I am at Raith Rovers and whatever is happening at Rangers is their situation and there is nothing I can do about it.

"It takes 22 players to make a squad, they have a good squad, the manager had a different plan and I was not in his plan.

"I don't worry about that. The manager has brought in players he thinks can do a job for them and I wish them all the best."

But Andrews, a devout Christian who joined Raith Rovers to be close to his Kirkcaldy church, said: "I'm not praying for Rangers; God has used me to do good things for Rangers but I am not there now."

He says he is happy with his new life at Raith, adding: "I have no regrets whatsoever in my entire life. I'm the happiest guy in the world.

"Everything that happens to Marvin Andrews is down to the will of God. My time was up at Rangers, so be it, nothing happens forever.

"I had a fantastic two years, I achieved great things, but life goes on and I'm looking to the future.

"I would still love to play in front of 50,000 people but my life is not my own, it is down to God.

"I'm not going to stay where I am forever, but the most important thing for me is to play football."

Hearts play host to Rangers on Sunday, as both teams battle for second place in the SPL.

The Jambos are a club in turmoil after skipper Steven Pressley missed Monday's 1-1 draw at Falkirk amid reports of a plot to strip him of the captaincy.

His omission came just a few weeks after he revealed "significant unrest" at Tynecastle.

But Hearts general secretary Campbell Ogilvie believes controversial majority shareholder Vladimir Romanov has the club's best interests at heart.

He told Record PM: "There are issues, there is no disputing that and we have to remedy them. The club is going through a difficult time.

"But I'm convinced Mr Romanov is here for the long haul and not to asset-strip the club."