Rangers loanee Rhys Breen has been recalled by the Light Blues from Partck Thistle and is set to join Championship side Queen of the South on loan, Rangers News understands.
The defender was on loan with the Jags for the season after moving to Maryhill in August but is now set to step up a level and join the Doonhamers and Ibrox team-mate James Maxwell.
Breen, who turns 21 today, has made six appearances for Ian McCall’s side but has been sidelined by injury which has limited his game-time for Thistle.
A move to Palmerston will see him come up against a tougher level of opposition – although the switch is yet to be officially confirmed by any of the three clubs yet.
After missing several games through injury, Breen has only managed oe minute of football in Thistle’s last three games and it would appear that Rangers want him to play more often to aid his development.
Queens currently sit in eighth in the Championship but have forged a good relationship with the Gers in recent seasons after loans for Robby McCrorie, Myles Beerman, and James Maxwell.
31' GOAL! Rhys Breen with a looping header from the back post that leaves the keeper no chance. We are level in Falkirk. 1-1 pic.twitter.com/p7xDdWfxhL
— Rangers Youth Academy (@RFC_Youth) May 6, 2019
The chance for Breen to play regularly in the Championship should help him kick on and take a step closer to the first-team at Ibrox.
One of Breen’s Academy team-mates could be heading out on loan and a journalist assessed his potential options