Oliver McBurnie comments on potential Rangers move

General Views of Ibrox Stadium before the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers reportedly wanted Gers fan Oliver McBurnie from Swansea City in the summer transfer window.

15th September 2018, Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Rangers versus Dundee; General view of Ibrox Stadium, home of RangersIbrox Stadium of Rangers

Swansea City striker Oliver McBurnie has revealed on Instagram that he hopes to play for Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers one day.

McBurnie, who is a boyhood Rangers fan as reported by The Daily Record, has also predicted - quite boldly - that Steven Gerrard’s Gers will win the Scottish Premiership title this season.

Rangers are fourth in the league table at the moment, eight points behind leaders Heart of Midlothian and four behind second-placed Celtic.

 

Summer link to Rangers

McBurnie was linked with a move to Rangers in the summer transfer window before he signed a new contract with Swansea in the Championship in England.

According to The Sun on Sunday (print edition, July 1, 2018), Rangers made a £4.5 million bid for the 22-year-old (click here to read more).

27th October 2018, Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales; EFL Championship football, Swansea City versus Reading; Oliver McBurnie of Swansea City evades the challenge from Liam Moore of Reading

Given that the Scotland international is a Rangers fans and is quite open about playing for the Gers, it would not come as a surprise if he does end up at Ibrox next summer.

McBurnie is playing well for Swansea at the moment, and has scored six goals and provided two assists in 14 Championship starts for the Swans so far this season, according to WhoScored.

Oli McBurnie of Swansea City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Reading at the Liberty Stadium on October 27, 2018 in...

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