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The Glasgow Rangers have been inclined to sell George Edmundson after their latest snub from Steven Gerrard.
Which is the word?
Derby County secured the Rangers central defender on loan for the remainder of the season after he lost favor with Gerrard after being sent off by the SFA for violating COVID-19 rules with Jordan Jones.
Edmundson, whose contract with the Scottish giants expires in 2023, has appeared only once for the Gers in the 2020/21 campaign, having made sixteen appearances in all club competitions in the previous season.
New signing Jack Simpson has been given Edmundson’s roster number, raising questions about his future at the club.
Despite Gerrard reticent has left the door open for Edmundson to resurrect his Rangers career, has since been loaned to Pride Park for the remainder of the season and expert Frank McAvennie believes the center-back is out of the picture because he lost the manager’s belief .
“I think so,” he said. Football Insider when asked if Edmundson would be concerned Simpson received the number 4 jersey.
“You never keep your team number on loan anyway, so I wouldn’t be too interested in that.
“I don’t think he will come back, to be honest, they will keep moving him and, above all, after winning the league, they will look for a little more quality.”
Long way back to Ibrox
Connor Goldson is currently the undisputed first-choice center-back at Ibrox, with Leon Balogun and Filip Helander the other two battling for a spot alongside the Englishman, leaving Edmundson as the outsider.
The 23-year-old was signed by Rangers for around £ 700,000 from Oldham Athletic on a four-year deal at 2019. Since then, it has displayed flashes of brilliance, including a Awesome makes his league debut against Hamilton at Ibrox, but has struggled to put together a decent run of performances. His latest display of indiscipline hasn’t helped his case either.
Unfortunately, his numbers also pale in comparison to those of his more seasoned teammates. A humble Who scored The 5.52 rating considers him the worst player on the entire Rangers team, although this can also be partly attributed to his lack of playing time.
Edmundson had long been regarded as someone to watch over the future, with his former coach Nicky Law, senior previously singing the praises of his former office.
However, whether the Rangers will decide to retain their services in the summer is another matter entirely and it seems they will leave it behind.
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