Rangers have set their sights on keeping hold of Ryan Kent again next season, according to the Daily Record.
The Scottish newspaper claim manager Steven Gerrard would love the on-loan Liverpool winger to return for a second campaign, either on loan again or on a permanent transfer.
But the Daily Record report that Liverpool have slapped a price tag of between £8million and £10million on the in-form attacker as they look to cash in on him ahead of the summer transfer window.
Football Insider verdict:
Rangers are set to be the victims of Kent’s success. Sure, Gerrard would love for the winger to return to Ibrox next season but his hopes have been torpedoed by the player’s growing effectiveness. Only Alfredo Morelos has been more influential to the Rangers attack this season, with Kent’s pace, skill and increasing talent for creating and scoring goals making him one of the untouchables in Gerrard’s starting XI. He has scored five goals and supplied nine assists from 37 Rangers matches this season, impressive although far from jawdropping numbers. What has been clear is how much Kent has improved in recent months, with his performance in the December triumph over Celtic proof of what he has to offer at the elite level in marquee fixtures. A fee of £8million-plus is out of reach for Rangers, and it now seems likely Kent will either join a middling Premier League outfit or a top Championship one in the summer window.
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