Clint Hill and Jordan Thompson send Tweets to Rangers coach Peter Lovenkrands

Glasgow Rangers'  Danish Peter Lovenkrands celebrates his goal   during their  Champions league second leg football match at Madrigal  stadium of Villarreal. 07 March 2006. AFP PHOTO

Peter Lovenkrands has been appointed a coach of Rangers' reserve team.

Glasgow Rangers' Danish Peter Lovenkrands celebrates his goal during their Champions league second leg football match at Madrigal  stadium of Villarreal 07 March 2006. AFP PHOTO

Peter Lovenkrands has signed a new deal with Rangers to become a coach for the club's reserve team, stepping up from the youth academy - and former stars Clint Hill and Jordan Thompson have reacted on Twitter.

The former Rangers striker, who spent six years at Ibrox as a player between 2000 and 2006, joined the club last summer under Pedro Caixinha as a youth team coach.

Clint Hill of Rangers  is seen on arrival at the stadium prior to the Scottish Cup Semi-Final match between Celtic and Rangers at Hampden Park on April 23, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

But now, the Dane has been promoted to a coach with the reserve side, signing a contract on the same day Steven Gerrard was spotted at the first time at Ibrox since becoming the Scottish giants' manager.

Lovenkrands announced the news on Twitter, underlining his delight to remain at Ibrox as a coach. Hill, who left Rangers last summer after a season at Ibrox reacted, as did Thompson who was released by the Gers last month.

Thompson's time in the Rangers youth academy and reserve team saw the former Manchester Unite trainee spend plenty of time under the guidance of the former striker.

Now, Thompson has joined Hill in leaving the club after failing to earn a permanent deal at Ibrox, despite an excellent loan spell at Livingston which saw the new Northern Ireland international help Livi gain promotion back to the top flight.

It remains to be seen where Thompson's future lies, while Hill has teamed up with ex-Rangers teammate Joey Barton as a coach with English League One side Fleetwood Town.

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