STEVEN Gerrard will look at the loan market in January to bolster the Rangers squad and has his eye on some of the best young players in England.
The Rangers manager was more than just an interested spectator at Tynecastle last Tuesday when England Under-21s comfortably beat their Scottish counterparts 2-0. He was scouting for potential signings who could arrive at Ibrox during the next transfer window.
Joe Worrall (Nottingham Forest), Ovie Ejaria and Ryan Kent (both Liverpool), Lassana Coulibaly (Angers) and Sadiq Umar (Roma) joined Rangers in the summer on temporary deals and while the results have been mixed, it has not put off Gerrard for utilising the loan system in England come January.
Asked if he was considering an England Under-21 player, many of whom have been loaned out by their parent club, Gerrard said: “Possibly, I’m not going to lie to you. I went to the game because it’s a juicy fixture. England-Scotland always is. Two of my players were playing for Scotland as well obviously, Ross McCrorie and Glenn Middleton, who I wanted to watch closely. But I went to have a look at what was about.
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