As reported by The Scottish Sun, Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has this week been the subject of a £6.5m bid from Chinese Super League side GZ Evergrande.
The Colombian youth international has been one of the Light Blues’ most important players this season, scoring 13 goals and providing two assists since his move from Finnish side HJK Helsinki last summer.
Understandable then that Rangers fans are desperate for him to stay beyond the transfer window, with many believing he is absolutely crucial to their quest for major silverware in the second half of the season.
Graeme Murty has added attacking talent like Jamie Murphy and Jason Cummings to his squad this month, but the loss of Morelos would be a blow to his starting eleven given the 21-year-old has made 27 appearances already this term.
Supporters took to Twitter in the wake of the rumours to urge Rangers to hold firm and not sell him, at least until the summer.
We should try and hold onto Alfredo Morelos until the end of the season. He’s gaining momentum for us, we need him, besides we can’t afford to replace him.
— Steve ♉ (@Stevosochuffef) January 30, 2018
I'd hold onto Morelos. We would be significant reducing the quality in the side and it would be a gamble to try and bring a replacement in. If he wants to stay it's a no brainer #Rangers
— BlueRyu (@Ryan_H84) January 30, 2018
Just watched Murty on SSN. Make no mistake Morelos will be sold before tomorrow. I hope not but what he said doesn’t exactly fill you with confidence he’ll stay. I’m willing to bet we don’t get a replacement. 🇬🇧🇬🇧🏴🏴STAUNCH.
— John Mason (@JohnMas73513700) January 30, 2018
If Rangers are serious about any sort of silverware we need to be firing on all fronts. MORELOS MUST STAY.
— C. 🇬🇧✊ (@ConorIsUrDa) January 30, 2018
I'm wanting wee Morelos to stay,only a young boy,works hard and will get better,tell the pork links to keep there millions 55 IS MORE IMPORTANT👊
— The Rangers Militant (@bobb30577_the) January 30, 2018
If we sell Morelos for less than 10 million I will be gutted, far too important 😨
— Ali Miller (@AliMiller1992) January 30, 2018
honestly will be gutted if Morelos goes, still young and plenty more goals in him will only get better and his value will only get bigger!!
— GovanBear (@Zeee1702) January 30, 2018
On the back of a good transfer window, I’d personally be a bit gutted if we sold Morelos so soon 👎🏻
— Karen Watson (@kwatson_gers) January 30, 2018
I’d be gutted to lose Morelos. 21 yo league’s top scorer with bags of potential. I know we’re we need to be a selling club but I hope we can hold til at least the summer
— Tree Fiddy (@ryzo_11) January 30, 2018
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