The Lowdown: Middleton’s Rangers career
The 22-year-old went on to impress that season after a number of promising cameos, leading him to sign a new five-year deal with the Glasgow club.
However, after his performances dipped, Middleton was sent out on loan to get his career back on track. This even included two spells at St Johnstone, but the youngster failed to impress sufficiently to get any more than one first-team game for Rangers after the 2018/19 campaign.
The Latest: Middleton set to leave Rangers
It is claimed that Van Bronckhorst could take a look at the winger during pre-season, although the chances that the Scot has played his last senior game for the Light Blues are said to be extremely high, with him said to be ‘the strongest bet to leave Ibrox this summer’.
The Verdict: Sell before his contract expires
The 22-year-old has now entered the final 12 months of his Rangers contract.
Therefore, it would seem silly to wait around until next summer for the youngster to leave, given that the club could make some money from his departure now.
Should Rangers sell Middleton?
During qualifying for the European Under-21 Championships, Middleton impressed with a number of his performances, leading to Athletic Bilbao striker Ewan Urain hailing him as a ‘special’ talent.
Following this previous international recognition, it could be possible for Rangers to command a fee for the player from abroad, which may suggest that his Ibrox exit is likely to come this summer.
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