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Glasgow Rangers could find Ryan Kent 2.0 in Morgan Whittaker

Glasgow Rangers bolstered their squad for the first time in the January transfer window as Michael Beale brought in Todd Cantwell on a permanent deal.

The Light Blues snapped up a deal for the attacking midfielder and he has become the English head coach’s first signing in charge of the Scottish giants.

However, the former Norwich man may not be the last fresh face to arrive at Ibrox for the Gers before the window slams shut at the end of the month.

Journalist Dean Jones recently told GIVEMESPORT that he thinks the Light Blues are going to “push” again to sign Swansea attacker Morgan Whittaker, after falling short of the Welsh side’s £2m valuation with their previous offer to sign the gem.

Ross Wilson could now land Beale his next version of Ryan Kent by pushing to secure the 22-year-old winger’s signature before next week’s deadline.

The current Gers head coach has now worked with the Light Blues star at two clubs, after managing him as a youth team coach at Liverpool, and has enjoyed great success in getting the best out of the forward.

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Under Beale’s management, the ex-Reds dynamo has scored 11 goals and provided six assists in 34 appearances and this shows that the gem has been able to thrive in the coach’s system. Only Harry Wilson (17) has scored more goals for the 42-year-old than Kent in his managerial career so far and Whittaker could now be the next version of the current Rangers star.

Retired winger Jobi McAnuff hailed the gem following the end of his time on loan in League One. Speaking on Sky Sports News, via Wales Online, the former EFL forward said: “He’s a top, top young player. He’s been out on loan at Plymouth where’s he got nine goals and seven assists.

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“He can play wide right or just behind the striker. He scores important goals, he’s a great dribbler and carries the ball well. He’s a fluid player who links into the attack very well and he’s got a fantastic left foot.”

The Swansea marksman averaged a Sofascore rating of 7.10 to go along with his 16 goal contributions in 19 starts in the third tier, which shows that he has been in fine goalscoring and creative form this term.

Whittaker, who scored 31 goals and assisted a further 13 in 53 u18 matches for Derby County earlier in his career, is a 22-year-old winger who has shown that he has the potential to score and assist goals on a regular basis from out wide, just as Kent has done under Beale.

Therefore, Wilson could land the Light Blues manager the next version of the 26-year-old by signing the Swansea prospect in the coming days.