Is Greg Stewart the latest former player Rangers will try to re-sign?

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.

Former Rangers youngster Greg Stewart returned to stun his former club in the Scottish Premiership draw against Kilmarnock on Wednesday at Ibrox.

Greg Stewart of Birmingham City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Birmingham City at iPro Stadium on December 27, 2016 in Derby, England.

Greg Stewart certainly had plenty to prove as he travelled to Ibrox on Wednesday night.

The Kilmarnock forward has a history with Rangers after all. The 28-year-old started his career with the Glasgow giants but, like countless young hopefuls, suffered the bitter blow of being released thanks to that old adage. He was, the Rangers coaches thought, ‘too small’.

According to the Scottish Sun, Rangers were mulling over a deal to bring Stewart back to Ibrox in January 2016. But, despite his superb form for Dundee, they opted against giving the speedy forward a second chance.

 

So his stunning goal in midweek, curled brilliantly into the top corner to help Killie to a deserved 1-1 draw, will have been even sweeter.

With just two months until the January window, could this old saga be revisited after Rangers witnessed Stewart’s resurgence first hand?

Kilmarnock forward, Greg Stewart, is congratulated by teammates after scoring the equaliser during the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Hibernian and Kilmarnock at Easter Road...

The Stirling-born forward has been a revelation since he returned to Scotland on loan at Kilmarnock from Birmingham City, taking his tally to four goals in eight games while causing countless problems to opposition defences with his direct style and poise in possession.

Stewart looked exactly the sort of player Rangers have missed during goalless performances against Spartak Moscow and Aberdeen, not to mention their stilted display against Steve Clarke’s Ayrshire outfit.

Rangers have brought Kyle Lafferty and Allan McGregor back recently, while they have also been tipped to re-sign both Steven Davis and Lewis Macleod. So why not Stewart.

Greg Stewart of Birmingham City and Steve Sidwell of Brighton & Hove Albion  in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Brighton & Hove Albion at St...

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