Kris Boyd changes his opinion on Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos

Jamie Murphy of Rangers vies with Kris Boyd of Kilmarnock during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Kilmarnock at Ibrox Stadium on March 17, 2018 in Glasgow,...

Glasgow Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos scored twice for Steven Gerrard’s Gers side at Ibrox in the Europa League this week.

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates after scoring his second goal during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Rangers and SK Rapid Wien at Ibrox Stadium on October 4, 2018 in...Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos

Former Ibrox striker Kris Boyd has written in The Scottish Sun that Rangers star Alfredo Morelos is better off playing on his own up front for Steven Gerrard’s side.

Boyd, who had two separate spells at Rangers and is now at Scottish Premiership rivals Kilmarnock, had earlier claimed that Morelos should be paired with fellow Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty in attack.

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The 35-year-old former Ibrox striker has changed his mind over the matter, and he now believes that Rangers manager Gerrard should deploy the 22-year-old Colombia international - who has been on the books of the Gers since the summer of 2017 when he moved to the Gers from Finnish team HJK Helsinki for a transfer fee reported by Sky Sports to be worth £1.5 million.

Boyd wrote in The Scottish Sun about Morelos: “I wrote in this column a couple of weeks ago that I’d like to see him paired up top with Kyle Lafferty. I retract that.

“If the last two games have proved nothing else, they’ve shown that Morelos is far better on his own. He looks to do a lot of work away from goal, he likes to be isolated and do his own thing.”

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Rangers and SK Rapid Wien at Ibrox Stadium on October 4, 2018...

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Morelos is one of the best strikers in the Scottish Premiership, and the Colombian has been playing well for Rangers this season.

The 22-year-old has scored two goals and provided two assists in seven Scottish Premiership appearances for Rangers so far this season, according to Transfermarkt.co.uk.

The striker also scored twice for the Gers in their 3-1 victory over Rapid Vienna at Ibrox in the Europa League on Thursday.

Jamie Murphy of Rangers vies with Kris Boyd of Kilmarnock during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Kilmarnock at Ibrox Stadium on March 17, 2018 in Glasgow,...

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