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Steven Gerrard adresses Jake Cooper to Glasgow Rangers rumours

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

Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers are said to be keen on Millwall defender Jake Cooper.

Steven Gerrard of BT Sport looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2017 in London, England.

Steven Gerrard has addressed rumours linking Glasgow Rangers with Jake Cooper in the Scotsman.

Sky Sports claim that Rangers have lodged a £3 million bid for the Millwall centre-back, who Gerrard feels can improve his squad at Ibrox.

However, the Light Blues boss was coy on the rumours, merely insisting that he does need a centre-back this summer.

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.

He said: “I’ve nothing to say on Jake Cooper or any other player who belongs to another club. I won’t add to speculation at all. But I need another centre back."

Rangers have already brought in two centre-backs this summer, with Connor Goldson and Nikola Katic arriving at Ibrox.

However, Rangers were particularly poor at the back last campaign, and Gerrard seemingly wants to strengthen his options even further.

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...

Cooper’s performances in the Championship with Millwall have caught the eye, and he could add power to Rangers’ defence.

Rangers kick their competitive season off later today, when they take on Shkupi in the Europa League.

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