Rangers coach Durrant speaks highly of Liam Burt

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Rangers youngster Liam Burt is extremely highly rated.

Rangers youth boss Ian Durrant has told the official Gers YouTube channel that Liam Burt is a really exciting talent, after he put in another fantastic performance for the Under-20 side.

Durrant said: “Young Liam, he gets you on the edge of your seat every time he gets on the ball. He’s good to watch. We’ll miss him now he’s away with Scotland, so hopefully he can come back in one piece and get on it again.”

Burt played as the Gers won 4-1 at Falkirk, showing off his skills as a creative midfielder once again.

He failed to hit the back of the net, but once again proved his reputation as arguably the most exciting talent in the Rangers academy.

Naturally an attacking midfield, Burt can also play in a slightly deeper role, and it is expected that he will make his debut for Mark Warburton’s senior side before too long.

Burt is still just 17, but is already a Scottish Under-19 international, and his rise to prominence in the youth ranks has not gone unnoticed.

The Scottish Sun claimed back in December that Rangers’ fierce rivals Celtic were hoping to sign Burt, stealing him away from the Gers’ academy. The Bhoys were ready to make a contract offer for him, but Warburton appears keen to include him in first-team duties to ward off a potential move to Celtic.

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