Rangers should swoop on failed summer target Greg Stewart

Dundee's Greg Stewart scoring their first goal

Mark Warburton wanted to bring the former Rangers youngster back to Ibrox in the summer.

A report this week has suggested that Dundee are hoping to take on former player Greg Stewart on loan this winter.

The Evening Telegraph report that Dundee had contacted his new club Birmingham City about a move for the player recently. It is reported that Birmingham boss Gary Rowett informed Dundee he would not be loaned out, but that situation could change should he continue to struggle for first-team football.

Dundee's Greg Stewart scoring their first goalDundee's Greg Stewart scoring their first goal

So should Rangers consider making a move for the player?

The attacker began his career as an academy player at Rangers, but left Glasgow for Hearts in 2003. The 26-year-old was said to be on the radar of Mark Warburton in the summer. It was reported by the Daily Record last December that Rangers wanted to bring Stewart back to Ibrox. It was then reported by the Scottish Sun that Rangers would be looking to bring him in again during the summer.

Rangers manager Mark WarburtonRangers manager Mark Warburton

Rangers did not get Stewart, who headed to Birmingham instead. However, the attacker has played just seven times for the club and is yet to score.

Before he made his move to Birmingham he scored six goals in three games for Dundee – so Rangers would undoubtedly be keen again.

Dundee United's Aidan Connolly (R) in action with Dundee's Greg StewartDundee United's Aidan Connolly (R) in action with Dundee's Greg Stewart

If Warburton is after loan improvements in January, then Stewart could be the perfect recruit considering his experience in the Scottish Premiership.

Rangers should be bold, and look to bring him back to Ibrox.

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