Rangers are showing an interest in Manchester City talent Marley Leuluai as he heads to Glasgow for a trial period.

The Gers have been placing a keen focus on signing young talent in recent times.

The likes of Zak Lovelace, Souleyman Mandey, Bailey Rice, Alek Kpakpe and Lancelot Pollard have all been snapped up by Rangers.

Ross Wilson and co will be hoping that some of these talents can eventually step up to the first team down the line.

That’s a big ask but Rangers continue to look for young prospects for the future.

Football Scotland report that Manchester City teenager Marley Leuluai has travelled to Glasgow for a trial with Rangers.

It’s stated that Leuluai will not be offered a professional deal at the Etihad Stadium and they have allowed him to head up to Scotland.

Leuluai must now impress Rangers and attempt to win a deal – but just who is the teenager?

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Who is Rangers trialist Marley Leuluai?

Leuluai is just 16 and has previously been on the books at English Championship side Blackburn Rovers.

City pounced to land Leuluai at the age of just eight and he has been coming up through their ranks ever since.

Primarily a centre back, Leuluai has also been playing for New Zealand at Under-17 level.

Leuluai has previously admitted to the New Zealand Herald his admiration for Vincent Kompany and dreams of becoming a top defender just like the City legend.

Leuluai also comes from a sporting family.

The teenager’s father is former rugby league player Kylie Leuluai, who enjoyed a long career with Leeds Rhinos.

Rather than follow his father into rugby, Marley chose football and landed himself in the esteemed City ranks.

Rangers now have a chance to assess Leuluai and see whether he is worth luring to Ibrox permanently.