Ligue 1 outfit Lille are apparently interested in landing Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos as they try to find a replacement for Napoli-bound Victor Osimhen.
The Colombian is keen to move to the French side, and has concurred individual terms after Lille’s Director of Football Luis Campos encouraged him about the club’sproject
Nevertheless, both clubs are yet to agree terms, and what will take place moving forward remains to be viewed as Rangers plainly do not wish to feel short- altered as they aim to money in on their most treasuredpossession
Steven Gerrard’s side will need to get a quality replacement efficient in performing must they allow Morelos leave, and former Celtic star and BBC expert Chris Sutton has shared what he has been outlined the striker’s desire while commenting on whether the Light Blues must hold on to him.
“Against Celtic he doesn’t (score), and that’s an issue. It’s a very difficult decision because he scored 59 goals in the last two seasons. That’s unbelievable, that’s an unbelievable return, but he’s a problem and we’ve seen over the past couple of seasons, he has had his moments,” the Celtic legend stated on BBC 5 Live Sport.
” You can’t trust him, he came back out of shape. he went back to Colombia and missed out on a huge cupgame How can Steven Gerrard hang his head on a player … and I think and I’m informed he desires away, so that’s a problem.
“Can he trust him? Can he trust him if he does stay to knuckle down? The issue for Rangers is “okay we let him go” however who are you going to get in. Who’s going to provide you that goal return which Morelos did do? And the other thing, he was incredible in European competition in 2015. Not just his goals however his linkup play, the way he led the line. It’s a very very challenging one for Steven Gerrard.”
Alfredo Morelos … stick or twist? @Charlie26 Adam and @chris_sutton73 talk about whether Steven Gerrard must keep the striker at the club
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It’s a problem for Gerrard and Rangers offered their objective to stop Celtic from winning 10- in-a-row Scottish Premiership titles next term, and it will be intriguing to see what their final decision is.
The Ibrox outfit start the 2020-21 league campaign with a journey to Aberdeen on Saturday, and while Morelos might be offered for the season drape raiser, it might be his last game if Lille and Rangers seal an arrangement.