Rangers should prioritise permanent Cummings deal over Moult interest

Rangers manager Graeme Murty reacts during the Rangers v Celtic Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match at Ibrox Stadium on March 11, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow Rangers are reportedly planning another attempt to try and bring Louis Moult to Ibrox.

Louis Moult of Motherwell celebrates the end   after the Betfred Cup Semi Final at Hampden Park on October 22, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

A report from The Sun over the weekend suggested that Rangers were eyeing up a fresh move for Preston North End striker Louis Moult as he continues to struggle to adapt to life in the Championship.

Moult was prolific in the months leading up to his move from Motherwell - scoring twice in the League Cup semi-final win over the Gers - but is yet to score since arriving at Deepdale, and now The Sun reports that the Light Blues could try and bring him back to the Scottish Premiership.

James Tavernier of Rangers vies with Louis Moult of Motherwell during the Betfred League Cup Semi Final between Rangers and Motherwell at Hampden Park on October 22, 2017 in Glasgow,...

If Rangers can agree some kind of loan deal for the 25-year-old in the summer, that could work out perfectly for all parties, but the Gers should arguably have another striker deal at the top of their priority list at the end of the season.

When Jason Cummings arrived at Ibrox during the January transfer window, the club confirmed that they had the option to make his move from Nottingham Forest a permanent one.

And based on how he has started life with the Gers, that should be an option that they take up at the earliest opportunity as he has the quality to be a fantastic addition to Graeme Murty's squad on a permanent basis.

Jason Cummings of Rangers gestures as he celebrates scoring his third goal of the game during the Scottish Cup Quarter Final match between Rangers and Falkirk at Ibrox Stadium on March 4,...

The 22-year-old has bounced back from a difficult spell at the City Ground to score five goals, despite only starting four games for the Gers - he has made seven appearances from the bench in the top flight.

His confidence probably did not need a lift, but it appears to be growing with every appearance and that should excite the Rangers fans as he continues to battle with Alfredo Morelos.

Morelos may have endured a nightmare afternoon at the weekend, but he is still one of the division's most lethal goalscorers in only his first season in Scotland. 

And with Murty potentially having the likes of Ryan Hardie, Zak Rudden and Andrew Dallas to call upon from the youth ranks in the future, pursuing a permanent deal for Moult arguably only makes sense if the club cannot hold onto Morelos or Cummings this summer.

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