Bain believes a new European set-up might be the likely move for Scottish giants Rangers and Celtic.
He said when asked by BBC Sport if he thought Rangers would leave the SPL within a decade: “I do.
“There are a number of like-minded clubs who are currently hamstrung by the environment they are in.”
“There are a number of big clubs playing in smaller leagues,” he added. “And I think there will be a wind of change.
“I understand all the cross-border aspects but there are a number of like-minded clubs, who are currently hamstrung by the environment they are in.
“As that groundswell grows, I think Uefa will take note and maybe that will lead to other things.
“We have to be invited to a party. So we need to maintain our club and its infrastructure in order that at the time to be invited, we are there or thereabouts, then that’s an objective.”