Ex-Rangers winger Ryan Kent “regrets” his summer move to Fenerbahce after being dropped by the Turkish Super Lig side in the early part of the season.

Turkish outlet Aksam are claiming that the 26-year-old attacker is having second thoughts about his move to Istanbul following the expiration of his contract at Ibrox.

Ryan Kent was part of a substantial summer revamp at the Turkish side with Fenerbahce also adding the likes of Edin Dzeko, Dusan Tadic and Sebastian Szymanski.

The move certainly took Rangers fans by surprise with several Premier League sides – and most namely Burnley – named as potential suitors.

But after a bright start to life with Fenerbahce, Ryan Kent now finds himself out of the tea m and according to the report it’s led to the winger becoming disgruntled.

Aksam claim “things are not going well” for Ryan Kent at Fenerbahce but, rather interestingly, cites unknown British sources as being behind the report.

Rangers fans who have seen this story picked up elsewhere will not that this information has been attributed to Turkish media.

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Ryan Kent warned to be patient by Fenerbahce manager

The claims also come after Ryan Kent came off the bench for a late cameo in the 3-2 victory over Antalyaspor, his first Super Lig appearance since the opening day win over Gaziantep.

Fenerbahce manager Ismail Kartal has also previously been pressed on the situation with Ryan Kent and claims the winger’s recent absences are for tactical reasons.

“[I told Kent] I did not include you in the squad for tactical purposes,” said Kartal.

“I said this that day as well. I say it again – other names will not be in the squad one day.

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“Don’t be demoralised, keep working. As long as you work like this, you will get the jersey.”

Rangers initially signed Ryan Kent on loan from Liverpool 2018 before paying £7m to make the deal permanent a year later.

Completing a four-year full-time contract in the summer, Ryan Kent made 218 appearances for the club in total, scoring 33 goals and laying on 56 assists.

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