Exciting young winger, Glenn Middleton, is currently staking a good claim for a Rangers recall.

The 19-year-old arrived at the club a little over a year ago and spent the remainder of last season in the Reserves.

However, Steven Gerrard immediately showed faith in the youngster, throwing him into the first team.

Middleton pits himself against Santi Cazorla in the Europa League. (Photo by Maria Jose Segovia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Both his pace and talent were clear from the off.

In November, he performed particularly well, scoring in consecutive matches against Spartak Moscow and Motherwell.

Yet, since the winter break, he has dropped out of the reckoning slightly.

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That’s not necessarily a major slight on him. After the club’s activity in January, Steven Gerrard now has plenty of options to call upon, and few injury concerns.

Eros Grezda is currently out, but most of the squad is available. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

His task now though, is to force his way back into the first team reckonings.

 

His last couple of performances will have done his chances no harm at all.

Last weekend, he scored a brace for the Reserves in a 5-0 win away at Greenock Morton.

On Monday, he followed that up with an influential display for the SPFL Reserve League leaders.

(Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The Gers trailed St Johnstone by a goal to nil, before Middleton struck once more.

Played in by new signing, Glen Kamara, he finished with aplomb past former Rangers keeper, Cammy Bell. That’s now three goals in two matches.

You can’t ask much more from a player than to drop down and perform.

He faces stiff competition with Ryan Kent and Daniel Candeias ahead of him, but if he keeps putting in performances like these, he’ll be hard to ignore.