EXCLUSIVE By Pete O’Rourke

Rangers have made an approach to sign Liverpool rising star Herbie Kane on loan, Football Insider understands.

The central midfielder, 20, is set to go out on loan again this summer after enjoying a very successful spell at Doncaster Rovers last season.

Ibrox sources have told Football Insider that the club have registered their interest in Kane as Steven Gerrard once again hopes to take advantage of his Anfield connections.

Gerrard is a big admirer of Kane having worked with the former Bristol City youngster during his time as Liverpool Under-18s manager.

The Rangers boss is hoping to persuade the player to make the move to Scotland for next season, but they face competition for the player’s signature for 2019-20 from multiple other clubs.

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Liverpool are set to weigh up the options for Kane before deciding where will be the best place for him to go on loan to continue his development.

He is not travelling with the first-team squad for their pre-season tour of America.

Kane made 49 appearances for Doncaster and helped them reach the League One play-off semi-finals with a number of eye-catching displays.

The goalscoring central midfielder scored seven times as well as supplied an impressive 10 assists.

In other Rangers news, it can be REVEALED that the club have reached a verbal agreement to sign an attacker valued at £10million-plus.