Ryan McGowan rebuffs John Souttar to Rangers suggestion

Trent Alexander-Arnold of England takes on John Souttar of Scotland during the UEFA European Under 21 Championship Group 4 Qualifier between England and Scotland at Riverside Stadium on...

Would Graeme Murty’s Glasgow Rangers be a better team with John Souttar at Ibrox?

John Souttar of Heats in action during the UEFA Europa League First Qualifying Round match between Heart of Midlothian FC and FC Infonet Tallinn at Tyncastle Stadium on June 30, 2016 in...

Rangers are one of the biggest clubs in Scotland and in the world and have a massive history, but Ryan McGowan has suggested on social networking site Twitter that there is no reason for Heart of Midlothian star John Souttar to join the Ibrox club.

In a recent feature in The Scottish Sun, it was suggested that Souttar, who can operate as central defender or as a central midfielder, would be a good signing for Rangers and would make Graeme Murty’s side better.

The 21-year-old is one of the best young players in the Scottish Premiership and has been playing well for Hearts this season.

John Souttar of Hearts takes on Aleksander Dimitruev of FC Infonet Tallinn during the UEFA Europa League First Qualifying Round match between Heart of Midlothian FC and FC Infonet Tallinn...

McGowan, though, has suggested on Twitter that there is no need for Souttar to leave Hearts and join Scottish Premiership rivals Rangers.

The 28-year-old Australia international, who can operate as a defender or as a midfielder, was on the books of Hearts from 2008 until 2013 and is now playing for Sharjah FC in the United Arab Emirates.

Nedum Onuoha of Queens Park Rangers holds off John Souttar during the pre season friendly match between Queens Park Rangers and Dundee United at The Hive on July 22, 2015 in Barnet,...

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