Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has revealed that he feels for Jordan Rossiter after the midfielder’s injury nightmare.
Rossiter has been sidelined for most of his Rangers career but is finally looking ready to return to regular action after a few months injury free.
“I certainly feel for him. I don’t think the kid would want me to feel sorry for him,” Gerrard told the
“He is not that type of player. He just wants to play, he loves playing.
“He has had a horrendous time with injuries over the last couple of years but he came in for pre-season and started very strongly and was pushing for a place. Then he missed another six weeks with a separate injury and that certainly put him down the pecking order.”
Rossiter has managed five appearances so far this season but looks set to head out on loan this month.
Gerrard confirmed a loan move was a “strong possibility” as he looks to get regular game-time for Rossiter.
The former England youth international is under contract at Ibrox until 2020 but really needs to get out and play.
If he can come through a few months of games unscathed then the Gers can reassess his position in the squad.
There’s little question over his talent – but if he can’t stay injury-free he’s no use to Gerrard’s side.
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