BBC Scotland journalist Tom English has taken a bizarre shot at Rangers star Alfredo Morelos after Aberdeen striker Sam Cosgrove hit a hat-trick for the Dons in the Europa League.
Cosgrove hit three in the 5-0 win for Aberdeen last night and English highlighted the striker’s recent strike rate on his personal Twitter account before adding that “big Chinese clubs must be getting interested” in him.

The Chinese clubs comment is an obvious snide remark aimed at Morelos after the striker was linked with a number of moves to China over the last 18 months – including one that one of BBC colleagues claimed was fake before being forced into a humbling apology.
The ongoing dispute between the club and BBC Scotland sees the state broadcaster continuing to refuse to attend Ibrox or the Hummel Training Centre.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 12: A general view of BBC Scotland premises at Pacific Quay on February 12, 2011 in Glasgow, Scotland. A row continues over plans that the BBC plans to move the Question Time programme from London to Glasgow. It is thought that the presenter David Dimbleby is on the verge of resigning over the proposed move of the programmes to Glasgow.  Rangers
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English’s comment is the latest in a series of petty comments from BBC contributors, forcing prominent Rangers shareholder and fans group Club 1872 to release a statement criticising the “culture” where “Rangers are fair game for false and malicious reporting” at Pacific Quay.
English was also recently battered on Twitter by Ewen Cameron after he took yet another snide dig at someone – much to the delight of Rangers fans.
Quite why he feels the need to stoop to such a childish level is baffling and hopefully Rangers raise the issue as yet further evidence of the “culture” at the BBC.
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