With Rangers announcing the addition of Liverpool youngster Ryan Kent questions will now be asked about where his signing leaves Josh Windass.

Manager Steven Gerrard is apparently a fan of the young left-winger, whom he worked with during his time at Liverpool’s academy.

The 21-year-old is Gerrard’s 10th summer signing, as the Rangers overhaul starts to reach its climax.

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However, with the signing of Kent sure to provide Jamie Murphy competition for the left flank position, it now leaves Windass in a bit of limbo.

Former Accrington Stanley man Windass was brought to the club by Mark Warburton in the summer of 2016, but has failed to win over much of the Rangers supporters. He was also sarcastically applauded off the pitch in the first leg of the Europa League clash with Schupi after being subbed for Glen Middleton.

Chances looked sparse for Windass down the flank regardless, with Murphy looking like Gerrard’s early number one choice. Middleton has also impressed in pre-season and in his cameos against Shkupi, with supporters keen to see more of him. And with the addition of Kent, it would be sure to hand Windass a tough time getting any consistent game-time his season.

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Windass has also proved that he can operate centrally, but he would surely have his work cut out to work his way into the side in that area. Scott Arfield, Ryan Jack, and Ross McCrorie all appeared in the midfield at different times against Shkupi, with supporters excited about all three of those prospects. Windass does offer something different to Jack, McCrorie, and new-signing Lassana Coulibaly. However, he has a strong uphill task working his way into a side whose supporters are running out of patience with him.

There’s no doubting that many Rangers fans wouldn’t be too concerned should they allow Windass to leave, and this may well be the only way he’ll see consistent game-time this season.

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