As Rangers headed into the worldwide break they may have achieved so with glee because the Gers sat high of the league with all the pieces showing to be somewhat rosy at Ibrox.
There was a Scottish League Cup semi-final to organize for and Steven Gerrard can have been assured about Rangers making the ultimate.
Nevertheless, he’s now not in Glasgow. The Gers have misplaced their title-winning head coach to south of the border and as a substitute of an easy break, they needed to work more durable than ever to switch him.
The brand new boss is well-known at Ibrox and brings with him a CV that eclipses that of Gerrard.
He has received the Eredivisie with Feyenoord in what stands out as his proudest achievement up to now as a supervisor. Nevertheless, his experience guided the Netherlands-based aspect to 2 cup triumphs too.
The 46-year-old will even carry with him an expertise of managing among the most interesting gamers to grace European soccer. That record consists of Liverpool hero Dirk Kuyt and Premier League winner Robin van Persie.
Can GVB maintain Morelos at Rangers?
The previous Arsenal star was a revelation below van Bronckhorst’s watchful eyes, bagging 25 instances in 45 matches below the brand new Rangers supervisor’s tutelage.
After all, it’s onerous to match van Persie to anyone within the Gers squad however their head coach will undoubtedly require someone who can fireplace within the objectives regularly.
Ryan Kent will, after all, be important to retaining their Premiership crown however Alfredo Morelos will even want to start out firing.
El Bufalo has been off form this time period with simply 4 league strikes nevertheless it absolutely received’t be lengthy earlier than he turns into his ruthless self once more.
The £33k-per-week earner might even see a brand new supervisor as the proper alternative and if he begins scoring usually once more, he’ll grow to be van Bronckhorst’s subsequent van Persie in Scotland.
Morelos has been persistently linked with a transfer away from Glasgow however forward of the January window, Ross Wilson and co should guarantee he stays put.
He’s a person able to carrying them to the title and if we take into account his objective document, it turns into clear why he’s being talked about in the identical breath as one of many Netherland’s nice fashionable centre-forwards.
The dominant Colombian ahead has overwhelmed the goalkeeper on 101 events since arriving at Rangers and his iconic playstyle has earned some eye-catching value determinations.
“He was like a jungle cat who hadn’t been skilled,” former coach Carlos Restrepo stated of his youth days.
“He has a physique kind like an ox,” Restrepo added in an interview with The Athletic.
Van Persie was extra technical than bodily, one thing Morelos typifies, however their goalscoring information definitely match up.
Van Bronckhorst will certainly relish the chance to educate him every day.
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