Rangers supporters in the Transfer Tavern are eagerly anticipating the new era at Ibrox following the appointment of Steven Gerrard as the club’s new manager back in May.
The 38-year-old was confirmed as Graeme Murty’s successor to officially take over on June 1, although the Liverpool legend was busy prior to his start date making shrewd signings to help bolster his squad ahead of a possible Scottish Premiership title assault. The likes of Allan McGregor, Scott Arfield, Connor Goldson, and Nikola Katic have joined the Gers this summer, as Gerrard seeks to build a squad capable of taking the Light Blues back to their former glories.
As such, there are many excited and expectant Rangers fans in the Tavern at present, several of whom are looking forward to the new season, and indeed what youngsters could seek to breakthrough and make a name for themselves at the Scottish giants.
And based on what he has already produced for the first team, several feel that centre back Ross McCrorie is destined for big things in the game if he continues his meteoric rise at Ibrox.
The 20-year-old came up through the ranks at the Light Blues to make his senior debut little under a year ago, when he came on a second half substitute in their 3-1 Scottish League Cup victory over Partick Thistle.
And the Scotland Under-21 international has not looked back since then in adding a further 23 first team appearances for the Gers, 21 of which coming in the Scottish Premiership to underline exactly how highly thought-of he is at Ibrox.
Significantly though, McCrorie proved his worth in the defensive midfield role as the season wore on to underline his versatility and adeptness at adapting to different positions, which is sure to stand him in good stead given Gerrard has brought in messrs Goldson and Katic to bolster his central defensive options.
Nonetheless, based on how quickly he has adapted to first team football at Rangers, and indeed how well he has performed in both central defence and central midfield, it appears that the 20-year-old sensation is destined for huge things in the game, be it at Ibrox or indeed another of Europe’s big clubs.
Rangers fans… what do you think? Let us know!