Frank McAvennie has claimed no club will be able to offer the money Glasgow Rangers want for Colombia international Alfredo Morelos.
McAvennie makes Morelos claim
Morelos appears to be eager to depart Ibrox this summer, recently saying that he dreams of a move to the Premier League (Radio Caracol).
However, speaking to Football Insider, McAvennie believes he will stay at Ibrox as no club will be able to afford him. He said:
“I do not think he would go to one of the big, big clubs in Europe so I think he would want to stay.
“He will only be worth what someone is willing to offer and at the moment nobody has offered anything close and I don’t think they will either.
“Rangers will be absolutely delighted with that because they will only sell him if a club meets their asking price and I think it will be a bit much for most sides, especially in today’s financial climate.
“It is a strange one but if he was to leave he would go with the fans blessing because he has done ever so well for them. I don’t think he would go though.“
This is probably what a lot of fans of the 55-time Scottish champions will want to hear. Since making the move to Ibrox in 2017, he has 93 goals in 176 games (Transfermarkt), and he has played a big role as the Gers have clinched the Premiership title this term. He is currently valued at £10.8m (Transfermarkt), and the Gers will arguably looking for plenty more than that to part ways with the 24-year-old.
Will Morelos leave the Gers in the summer?
However, given he plays in Scotland, he will come a lot cheaper than a lot of players across the continent, and even a sum of £20m may seem an acceptable fee for a number of clubs. It promises to be a busy summer at Rangers – it remains to be seen whether Morelos is there at the end of it.
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