Kean Bryan yet to make impact since Rangers pulled plug on his Ibrox deal

Kean Bryan of Oldham Athletic in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Oldham Athletic and Northampton Town at Boundary Park on December 9, 2017 in Oldham, England.

Rangers had teed up a deal to sign Kean Bryan this summer.

Kean Bryan of Oldham Athletic in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Oldham Athletic and Northampton Town at Boundary Park on December 9, 2017 in Oldham, England.

Rangers enjoyed a productive summer transfer window, bringing in 15 new signings whilst allowing 25 to leave, completely revamping Steven Gerrard's squad.

There were of course some players who were targeted by Rangers that didn't make the move to Ibrox. Millwall defender Jake Cooper was a top target but Rangers couldn't secure a deal, whilst Harry Wilson and Dominic Solanke were linked with moves from Liverpool to Ibrox.

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Another name mentioned was then-Manchester City talent Kean Bryan, but The Scottish Sun reported that Rangers pulled the plug on a deal for Bryan over his medical.

 

Gerrard later confirmed that Rangers couldn't secure a deal for Bryan, and he ended up signing for Sheffield United instead. Many Rangers fans will be wondering just how Bryan has been faring at Bramall Lane...but the answer isn't so great for the player.

Bryan, 21, was seen as a player who could offer depth in central defence and central midfield, especially having seen him impress during a loan spell with Oldham Athletic last season.

Bryan arrived at Sheffield United lacking fitness, and then picked up an illness which means he has yet to even make a first-team appearance for the Blades as a result.

Kean Bryan of Manchester City U21 during the Barclays U21 Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea on May 9, 2016 in Manchester, England.

The youngster featured for the first time in a Sheffield United shirt earlier this month in an Under-23 game against Hull City, and whilst he has huge potential, Rangers may not be ruing missing out on Bryan right now.

The player Rangers ended up signing instead, Joe Worrall, has impressed for Gerrard, and if the Gers and end up signing him permanently next summer, then Rangers will feel that everything worked out for the best.

A general view of Ibrox Stadium is seen ahead of the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Scotland and Georgia at Ibrox Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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