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Steven Gerrard sets challenge for two new Glasgow Rangers' signings

Scott Arfield of Rangers celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Villarreal CF and Rangers at Estadio de la Ceramica on September...

Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers cruised to three points at the weekend, with Steven Gerrard happy with his side's display.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is seen during the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on October 7, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has told the club’s official website that both Scott Arfield and Ryan Kent need to score more often.

Arfield and Kent both got on the scoresheet for Rangers as they beat Hearts this weekend, but the pair haven’t been prolific this season.

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And Gerrard admits that Rangers need to get the new signings hitting the back of the net more often, to back up Alfredo Morelos.

 

“The key for us as a team is can we start adding other people to that list? Can we get Kent’s numbers up? Can we get Arfield’s numbers up? That’s the challenge,” Gerrard said.

Rangers’ win over Hearts has pushed them right back into touching distance of the league leaders.

Scott Arfield of Rangers in action during the Pre-Season Friendly between Rangers and Bury at Ibrox Stadium on July 6, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers were beaten by Livingston two weekends’ ago, in what was a disappointing display, but they have responded well.

Gerrard’s side have now closed the gap on top of the league Hearts to five points, and sit in sixth place in the Scottish Premier League standings.

Rangers are next in action at the weekend, when they travel to take on Hamilton.

Ryan Kent of Rangers FC during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Villarreal CF and Rangers FC at La Ceramica Stadium on September 20, 2018 in Vila-real, Spain.

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