Jordan Thompson says Rangers teammate Kenny Miller was criticising him

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The youngster is hoping to break into the Rangers first team next season.

Rangers youngster Jordan Thompson has admitted to the club’s official website that Kenny Miller was giving him stick about his goalscoring record.

The youngster was out on loan at Airdrieonians this season before an injury ended his season as saw him return to Rangers.

During his short time at the Excelsior Stadium he managed seven appearances for them, but only got one goal under his belt.

That was a stunning strike against Cowdenbeath back at the beginning of March that saw his side to a comfortable 3-1 win.

He was arguably hoping for more from his spell in League One, and has admitted that Kenny Miller was giving him stick about his goalscoring.

“The loan was going well before I got injured, obviously it was different from playing at Rangers,” he told

“[Although] Kenny Miller was giving me a bit of stick saying I don’t score enough games and it was that weekend that I scored and it was actually a good goal.”

The youngster is now targeting a first team place next season as Rangers return to the Scottish Premiership.

Mark Warburton’s side are being touted as possible title challengers for Celtic next season, with the recent Scottish Cup semi final showing the gap may not be huge between the two sides.

They have already signed Jordan Rossiter from Liverpool, with more faces likely, and Thompson is hoping to be in contention for a place himself.

“I want to go into next season flying and break into the first team properly; hopefully I get a good pre-season, go to America and stay injury free,” he added.

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