Speculation about a Rangers move for Ravel Morrison was rife last night, as the 25-year-old Lazio star followed the club account, Steven Gerrard and several Gers players on instagram.
Of course, there could be nothing in this at all.
Yet, it’s worth appraising whether or not he would be a good addition to the Rangers squad.
In fact, in his book,
Similar assessments of Morrison have followed, from
Clearly, there is serious ability there. He could certainly light up Ibrox from time to time.
Yet, for a player who made his senior debut nine years ago, he has played very little football.
A Lazio player since 2015, Morrison has turned out just four times in Serie A.
Last season, he did play regularly with Atlas in Mexico, but that’s the exception in a list of otherwise failed moves.
It just goes to show, it simply doesn’t matter how talented someone is, if they don’t have the right attitude.
Not worth the risk for Gerrard
The Rangers squad have just had a great week of training and team bonding in Tenerife. The last thing they or Steven Gerrard needs, is a disruptive influence.
Our winter training camp is done 💪☀️
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) January 13, 2019
Togetherness and application is what Rangers need to win the SPL title, not mercurial talent.
Morrison could light up Scottish football, but his disappointing career so far, speaks for itself.
He simply isn’t a risk worth taking.