Gerrard must make another key Rangers signing - despite landing Sadiq

Steven Gerrard is unveiled as the new manager of Rangers football Club at Ibrox Stadium on May 4, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers should be looking to bring another striker to Ibrox this summer.

Steven Gerrard is unveiled as the new manager of Rangers football Club at Ibrox Stadium on May 4, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers continued their summer transfer business earlier this week by landing Lassana Coulibaly and Umar Sadiq, taking their summer influx to nine players.

The Gers have now added Allan McGregor, Jon Flanagan, Connor Goldson, Nikola Katic, Scott Arfield, Ovie Ejaria, Jamie Nurphy, Coulibaly and Sadiq in what has been a busy summer under new boss Steven Gerrard.

It's unclear just how many more signings Rangers are looking for, but Gerrard must be looking to add one more striker to his ranks – even after signing Sadiq on loan from Roma.

Sadiq has potential; the 21-year-old is tall, athletic and skilful, but just seven goals in 28 senior games, the Nigerian hasn't yet proven that he can be relied upon to be a consistent goalscorer.

With Eduardo Herrera primed for the Rangers exit, that would leave Gerrard with Sadiq and Alfredo Morelos – recently linked with a move away from Ibrox – as his only senior strikers.

Unless Gerrard has big plans for youngster Zak Rudden, then Rangers shouldn't be looking to head into the season with just Morelos and Sadiq – 22 and 21 respectively – as his strikers.

Sadiq Umar (L) of Nigeria and Kevin Balanta of Colombia in action during the match between Colombia and Nigeria mens football for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 at Arena Corinthians on August...

Rangers must look to make another key signing with another striker, even if it's a cheap move or loan deal for a player like Jason Cummings, just to beef up Gerrard's options and ensure that Rangers aren't left short in attack.

Celtic's dominance is in part down to their three strikers Moussa Dembele, Odsonne Edouard and Leigh Griffiths, and if Rangers have real designs on challenging the Bhoys, then they shouldn't be prepared to just head in to the season with a two-man strikeforce.

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers scores the opening goal during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Johnstone at Ibrox Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Glasgow,...

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