Harris sends indirect message to Rangers regarding reported target Jake Cooper

Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Dele Alli falls to the ground as he is challenged by Millwall's English defender Tony Craig (L) and Millwall's English defender Jake Cooper during...

Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard reportedly wants Millwall’s Jake Cooper at Ibrox.

Tony Craig, Shaun Hutchinson and Jake Cooper of Millwall celebrate at the final whistle after victory during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Middlesbrough at The Den on...

Rangers have been linked with a move for Jake Cooper, with The Scottish Sun claiming that new Ibrox manager and Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard wants to sign the Millwall defender in the summer transfer window.

According to The Scottish Sun, Cooper is a £1 million summer transfer target for Rangers manager Gerrard, who was appointed in the role earlier this summer.

However, Millwall manager Neil Harris has stated that he does not to lose Cooper or any of his players this summer.

“None of our players are for sale this summer,” The Scottish Sun quotes Harris as saying.

Moving on?

Millwall, who narrowly missed out on a place in the top six of the Championship table in England last season, seem determined to hold onto their players.

If the Lions want to launch another challenge for the playoffs next season, then they cannot afford to sell players like Cooper.

Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Dele Alli falls to the ground as he is challenged by Millwall's English defender Tony Craig (L) and Millwall's English defender Jake Cooper during...

With Millwall so adamant, perhaps Rangers should look elsewhere if indeed they want another defender.

While the 23-year-old is a good defender and would add to the quality of the Rangers team, the Scottish Premiership club do have some good players in that position, including Connor Goldson and Nikola Katic.

Jake Cooper of Millwall celebrates scoring a goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Hull City and Millwall FC at KCOM Stadium on March 6, 2018 in Hull, England.

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