Steven Gerrard confident in-demand Rangers star will sign new deal

first_imgMorelos has scored six goals in 11 appearances for the Gers this term, and was this week rewarded with his first international call-up by Colombia.Gerrard has already had to rebuff a £3.75million offer for the 22-year-old within the last few weeks.And the Rangers boss is keen to ensure no-one else tries to lure the former HJK Helsinki striker away before Friday’s transfer deadline.Speaking ahead of Thursday’s Europa League crunch with Russian side Ufa, Gerrard said: “I’m delighted for Alfredo.“He’s a very confident player anyway, he always believes he can deliver so it was no surprise for me to see him get a call-up. Morelos’ red-hot goalscoring form has led to his first Colombia call-up 2 2 Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is confident in-form striker Alfredo Morelos will sign a new deal to stay with the Ibrox club this season.The Scottish Premiership club are hoping to ward off interest in the frontman from several clubs as the summer transfer window comes to a close on Friday. Colombian ace Morelos is top scorer for unbeaten Rangers this season “He has been in fantastic form and we are all delighted for him. We hope he can go away and do himself justice and I believe that he will.“Yes, there has been progress with regards a new contract, we’ll have to wait and see how that pan out.“But he is in talks, it’s on-going. We’re hoping there is some good news to report soon.”last_img

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