There has been some cause for concern after Ryan Kent was not spotted at Auchenhowie as Glasgow Rangers returned to pre-season training.
The Lowdown: Gers return to training
The Gers enjoyed a magnificent term last time out, winning the Premiership for the first time in 10 years without losing a single game in the competition (thefishy.co.uk).
The Ibrox outfit’s next campaign will kick off in July as they enter the Champions League at the third qualifying round.
A potentially gruelling campaign fighting on multiple fronts awaits them if they can progress into the group stages, so they will need every player at Steven Gerrard’s disposal fit and firing.
The Latest: No Kent
The Gers have taken to Twitter to share photos and clips of their players going through their training routines as they prepare for an important season.
However, Kent has not been seen, and some fans have even asked the club why that is (rangersnews.uk).
The Verdict: Stay calm
Of course, with Kent being one of the prevalent faces for the 55-time Scottish champions, many would have expected there to be some focus on him from the club’s PR team.
After all, the £12.6m-valued 24-year-old (Transfermarkt) has not been away on international duty with England, so there are only a couple of reasons why he wouldn’t be present – either he is injured/dealing with personal matters, or is sorting out a transfer elsewhere.
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However, there has been no indication that either scenario is currently unfolding, and perhaps it is simply the not knowing which is worrying Gers fans.
Gerrard will be heavily relying on Kent this term as the Gers go off in search of an exciting campaign in Europe’s elite club competition, so hopefully this is nothing more than a coincidence.
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