Steven Gerrard’s rebuild at Glasgow Rangers continues as the current transfer window is open, with two new signings confirmed this week in Kemar Roofe and Cedric Itten.
However, a fresh transfer report suggests that one player might be on his way out of the club sooner rather than later. According to Glasgow Times, defensive midfielder Ross McCrorie could be leaving the ‘Gers this summer, with Scottish Premiership side Hibernian leading the race to sign him.
Gerrard would like to keep McCrorie as part of his ‘Gers squad but, with the likes of Hibernian interested, it might be hard to keep him at Ibrox if he cannot obtain regular game-time.
The 22-year-old, who has made 15 appearances for Scotland’s under-21 side, per Transfermarkt, has played 55 times for the ‘Gers and scored twice, but he was loaned out last season to Portsmouth, which highlights that Gerrard does not see him as an essential first team player.
The Glasgow Times reported that Hibernian may need to settle for a loan move, which could give the player plenty of scope to improve so that he can establish himself in the Light Blues’ first team squad in the near future.
There may be one up-side to McCrorie’s potential departure, though. Rumours of an Ibrox exit for the 22-year-old could pave the way for a deal to sign Bongani Zungu to finally be nearly completed.
The Scotsman reported that the ‘Gers had agreed a £3.6m deal with Amiens but were struggling to agree personal terms with the defensive midfielder. However, the recent news around McCrorie could highlight that the ‘Gers are perhaps preparing to welcome Zungu to Ibrox.
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