Kevin Campbell is adamant Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has had words with Alfredo Morelos following his reaction to being substituted against Aberdeen.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, the former Arsenal and Everton forward said the 24-year-old’s actions were “wrong” and “did not bode well”.

Morelos was livid when replaced by Jermain Defoe just after the hour mark in the Gers’ 4-0 win over Aberdeen on Sunday.

 

Gerrard was baffled by his striker’s reaction and insisted he could not work out why he responded in such a way with a “big game” to come on Thursday night.

The Light Blues face Benfica in the Europa League this week with the two European giants tied on points at the top of Group D.

When asked by Football Insider for his thoughts on Morelos’ actions against the Ammies, Campbell said: “Rangers are battering teams and Morelos wants to get goals.

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“It is the way he did it that is wrong.

“He has a fiery character, a fiery temper and he finds it very difficult to curb it.

“I like Morelos. I think he is a fantastic player but doing stuff like that in front of everyone does not bode well. It creates more questions for the manager.

“I am sure Gerrard has had words with him and Morelos has probably said, ‘I do not know why I did it.’ I am sure they have made up by now.”

In other Rangers news, Gabby Agbonlahor has told Football Insider Steven Gerrard has the “perfect player” in his dressing room to lead title charge.