Noel Whelan believes that if Steven Gerrard wants to take Florian Kamberi back to Glasgow Rangers, a deal will be struck with Hibernian for his services.
The 25-year-old made the switch to Ibrox on a temporary basis in January and scored once in nine games before the term was brought to a premature close due to the coronavirus pandemic. There had been suggestions that the ‘Gers were on the edge of an extension to his contract that would keep him on their books until the end of their Europa League campaign (as per the Sunday Post via Glasgow Times), but that now appears not to be the case.
“Hibs are still in the Scottish Premiership and they may want him back, they may feel that they need him next season. They are under no obligation to sell.
“However, if Stevie G thinks he will improve their side then I am sure they will strike a deal as quickly as possible so that Hibernian have the money in the bank and Rangers have the player for preseason.
“I am sure there is talks going on and Hibs may not be able to turn down the money.”
Perhaps Whelan has a point – if Gerrard really does want to add Kamberi to his squad, then they will find a way to get a deal done. However, the big question is whether the former Liverpool captain actually wants him above all else.
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The ‘Gers are clearly in the market for a striker, with the likes of Lyndon Dykes and Ivan Toney recently linked. Kamberi may have offered something different up front with his 6ft 2in frame, but one goal in nine is far from a clinical strike rate.
It remains to be seen what Gerrard decides moving forward.
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