Dominic Solanke should be on Rangers’ radar as Steven Gerrard target

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After The Express exclusively revealed that Rangers would back Steven Gerrard in the January transfer window, with up to four signings potentially arriving at Ibrox, it seems as if a striker is at the top of the wishlist to compete with Alfredo Morelos.

Who should they go for? 

With Gerrard utilising his Liverpool links to full effect back in the summer, bringing in three Reds players in Ryan Kent, Jon Flanagan and Ovie Ejaria, it seems likely that the Glaswegian side would be well placed if they were to target another of Jurgen Klopp’s fringe players.

In that respect, with a striker top of the agenda and Dominic Solanke yet to make an appearance for Liverpool this season, it would seem like a sensible move for the Chelsea academy product to move to the Scottish Premier League.

The 21-year-old is still viewed as a player yet to get anywhere near his full potential since bursting onto the scene as an 18-year-old whilst on loan at Vitesse. He has made just 24 appearances for the Reds, 19 of which came from the bench, and has only managed to score once.

Despite that, it is very hard to get in ahead of the likes of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Daniel Sturridge, whilst even Divock Origi sits ahead of him in the pecking order.

A move to Scotland would serve him well 

Similarly to the way in which Moussa Dembele moved to Celtic as a highly rated youngster, going from strength to strength with the Scottish giants, Solanke could potentially reach the same heights in what is a considerably less demanding league in comparison to the Premier League.

Even more so, under Gerrard who seems like a good man-manager and one who has already given young players the confidence to perform well this season, Ibrox seems like a good place for the one-cap England international to develop.

He would be accompanied by some familiar faces with the aforementioned former Liverpool players around him, whilst we have already seen what he can do when given a run of games during his time in Holland.