20-year-old Gers talent spotted in Rangers first-team training amid uncertainty at loan club
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Rangers Academy starlet spotted in first-team training amid uncertainty at loan club

Rangers Academy starlet Kieran Wright took part in Rangers first-team training on Friday amid uncertainty at his loan club Partick Thistle [Rangers.co.uk].

The promising keeper joined the League One side on a season-long deal in the summer alongside defender Rhys Breen.

Wright pictured with the Rangers Colts team before a Challenge Cup tie against Wrexham at Ibrox.
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WAYNE ROONEY TO EVERTON IS A JOKE.

Breen left Firhill last month in order to sign for Championship club Queen of the South on loan until the end of the season but Wright stayed put.

He had been much more involved than Breen over the first half of the season, establishing himself as the Jags’ no.1 and even scooping the Player of the Month award for November after a run of clean sheets and a strong performance in a League Cup penalty shootout.

However, his momentum has been halted somewhat by the SFA decision to suspend all leagues below the second-tier. The call was made almost a month ago and uncertainty has reigned ever since.

The SFA are reportedly set to give the green light to a proposed March restart of SPFL Leagues One and Two next week [Scottish Sun]. For now, though, Wright and the handful of other Academy players out on loan in those divisions remain in limbo.

The Rangers Academy starlet is on loan at Partick Thistle. (Photo by Mark Scates/SNS Group via Getty Images)

It seems Rangers are keen to ensure Wright keeps ticking over, as he was snapped taking part in first-team training on Friday ahead of the Premiership clash against Hamilton.

The 20-year-old features in the photo gallery released by Rangers and appeared to be one of three keepers taking part in the session, with Allan McGregor and Jon McLaughlin both also pictured.

Several other exciting Academy talents took part in the session, including Ciaran Dickson and Leon King, while Jamie Barjonas was also involved despite a deadline day report claiming he was close to a move to the United States.

A 24-year-old Ger who is eyeing just his third-ever Premiership start on Sunday was also snapped taking part in the session.


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