Report: Ex-Manchester United youngster Jordan Thompson on trial at Rangers

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Former Manchester United midfielder Jordan Thompson is reportedly training with Rangers.

According to The Scottish Sun, Rangers have taken former Manchester United teenager Jordan Thompson on trial with a view to a permanent deal.

Rangers are active in the transfer market this summer as they look to replenish a squad which allowed 11 first team members to leave at the end of last season, with new manager Mark Warburton bringing in three new signings already.

Whilst signing first team players will be Warburton's priority, he must also consider the future, and bring in young players to develop at Ibrox under his guidance - and it seems that one player is working to try and earn a deal with Rangers.

The Sun report that midfielder Jordan Thompson, who was released by Manchester United earlier this summer, has been training with Rangers for the past week as he looks to earn a contract at Ibrox.

The 18-year-old is on the lookout for a new club having left Old Trafford, and Rangers are now taking a look at the Northern Irish youngster with a view to handing him a contract.

Focus on youth

Last week, Rangers confirmed on their official website that they had landed two teenagers, with defender Tom Lang and striker Jordan Gibson both joining the club.

Now, Thompson could also join the club, showing that Warburton's work with young players at previous clubs will continue at Rangers, as he puts time into bringing talented youngsters through at Ibrox.

The injury-hit Thompson may or may not earn an extended stay at Ibrox, but his arrival at training suggests Warburton will continue to bring youngsters into the club ahead of the new season.

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