Could Steven Caulker be an option for Rangers boss Gerrard?

Steven Caulker of Liverpool comes on for James Milner of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on January 17, 2016 in...

There are fresh doubts over Steven Caulker's future at Dundee, so should Rangers manager Steven Gerrard come calling?

Steven Caulker of QPR in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Queens Park Rangers at Craven Cottage on October 1, 2016 in London, England.

As reported by the Scottish Sun, Steven Caulker's Dundee future is in doubt after he was sent home from the club's Portuguese training camp 48 hours early.

The 26-year-old allegedly 'breached club discipline' last weekend and incurred the wrath of his manager Neil McCann, before being ordered home.

McCann is understood to be considering whether to give Caulker a chance to redeem himself, with the defender already carrying a fair bit of baggage having suffered from alcohol and gambling problems.

With the Scottish Sun claiming Caulker's time at Dens Park could be up, perhaps now it would be sensible for Rangers manager Steven Gerrard to come calling, with the Liverpool legend having admitted he is in the market for another centre-back, as reported by the Scotsman.

Gerrard has been working hard bringing in players ahead of the new season, but now needs a replacement for Bruno Alves after his contract was terminated and agreement was made for him to join Serie A outfit Parma.

Caulker did play for Gerrard's former club Liverpool in 2016 after moving there on loan from QPR, but only made a handful of appearances as as a back-up.

Steven Caulker of Liverpool is watched by Aaron Cresswell of West Ham United during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and West Ham United at Anfield on January 30,...

The pair just missed out on being club teammates together, with Gerrard leaving Anfield for LA Galaxy a year before, however they were both involved in the England setup in 2012.

Caulker has had his problems in recent years, but he is still is a great age and remains a physically imposing defender with decent speed to cover himself in sticky situations.

Gerrard oversaw his first victory as a manager when his new-look side beat Bury 6-0 in a pre-season friendly last week, but there will be much sterner tests to come, starting with FK Shkupi in the first round of Europa League qualifying on Thursday.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard reacts on the side line as he watches his team comfortably beat Bury 6-0 during the Pre-Season Friendly between Rangers and Bury at Ibrox Stadium on July 6,...

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