Steven Gerrard reportedly wants Josh Windass stay at Rangers

Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard (R) plays the ball under pressure from Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Ryan Mason (L) during the English Premier League football match...

Glasgow Rangers midfielder Josh Windass has been linked with moves away from Ibrox, with Cardiff City and Burnley reported to be interested in the Gers’ midfielder, but new manager Steven Gerrard is claimed to want him to stay.

Josh Windass of Rangers is challenged by Kristoffer Ajer of Celtic during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 15, 2018 in Glasgow,...

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard does not want Josh Windass to leave Ibrox in the summer transfer window, according to The Daily Record.

It has been reported that Liverpool legend and new Rangers manager Gerrard spoke to Windass face-to-face in Dubai last month, and urged him to remain at the Gers for the 2018-19 campaign.

The former England international midfielder has also reportedly told Rangers’ director of football Mark Allen not to encourage any bids for the 24-year-old midfielder.

Josh Windass of Rangers scores his sides first goal during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on March 11, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

According to The Scottish Sun, Premier League duo Cardiff City and Burnley want to secure the services of the former Accrington Stanley star in the summer transfer window on a £3 million deal.

Former Liverpool football star Steven Gerrard arrives at a press conference in Sydney on January 6, 2016. Gerrard will pull on the famous Reds shirt once again when he plays for the club's...

Good decision?

Windass is a very good midfielder, and although there have been issues with his consistency, there is no doubt that the midfielder is an asset to Rangers.

Gerrard would be wise to make the 24-year-old midfielder a key figure in his team next season, as the Gers aim to challenge Old Firm rivals Celtic for the Scottish Premiership title.

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