Kenny Miller praises reported Rangers target Brandon Barker

Kenny Miller of Rangers and Stuart Armstrong of Celtic battle for the ball during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on April 29, 2017 in...

Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers reportedly want Brandon Barker at Ibrox, and former Gers striker Kenny Miller speaks highly of the Manchester City winger.

Andros Townsend of Tottenham Hotspur runs with the ball under pressure from Brandon Barker of Manchester City during the Barclays U21 Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and...

Rangers have been linked with Brandon Barker, with The Scottish Sun reporting that Steven Gerrard’s side want the Manchester City winger at Ibrox next season.

According to The Scottish Sun, Rangers are interested in signing Barker from Premier League champions City in the summer transfer window.

It has been reported that the Gers want to secure the services of the former England Under-20 international on a season-long loan deal.

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The 21-year-old winger spent the 2017-18 campaign on loan at Hibernian from Chelsea last season, and scored two goals and provided five assists in 27 Scottish Premiership appearances, according to Transfermarkt.com.

Former Rangers striker Kenny Miller, who left the Gers this summer to take charge of Scottish Premiership side Livingston, has spoken highly of Barker and was impressed with his performance at his own former club Hibs.

Brandon Barker of Manchester City shields the ball from Anton Walkes of Tottenham Hotspur during the Barclays U21 Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at...

Miller told The Scotsman: “I thought Brandon Barker was excellent at Hibs last season as well. By the looks of things, he might move on to other things this summer on the back of a successful loan spell.”

Chary Musonda of Chelsea is tackled by  Brandon Barker of  Manchester City during the FA Youth Cup Fina, Second Leg match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on April 27,...

Busy summer

Rangers have been quite busy in the summer transfer window and have already made a number of signings.

The Gers will be aiming to challenge Old Firm rivals Celtic for the Scottish Premiership title next season.

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