Rangers might have saved the best of January moves until last with deadline day swoop
Rangers confirmed the signing of 18-year-old winger Glenn Middleton from Norwich City on Wednesday afternoon – and it could prove to be the best bit of business the Light Blues do in the January transfer window.
Middleton has joined the Gers’ Under-20’s squad after putting pen to paper on a two-and-a-half year deal to sign for his boyhood heroes.
While Middleton might not have an immediate impact at Ibrox, the 18-year-old has a big future ahead of him and could even break into the first-team before the season comes to an end in May.
The 18-year-old has been a regular in Norwich’s Under-23 side this season as well as being a key player in the Scotland Under-19’s squad.
The winger has bags of pace, fantastic dribbling ability and has a keen eye for goal.
With the Gers’ Under-20’s currently playing a year-long campaign of friendlies against elite sites from across the UK and Europe, Middleton will get an opportunity to test himself against some of the best youth sides on the continent over the coming months.
After working with manager Graeme Murty previously – Murty was Middleton’s Under-18 coach at Norwich before joining Rangers in 2016 – the Gers manager should have a good idea of the kind of player and person Middleton is and hopefully get the best out of the youngster.
It might take a bit of time, but Middleton has everything needed to go and be a big player for the Ibrox giants for years to come.
In other Rangers news, Oli McBurnie raved about this Light Blues player after the win against Ross County on Sunday.
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