Sheffield United prepare to put final nail in Ben Woodburn's coffin, which could allow Steven Gerrard's Rangers to pounce

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard looks on during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Motherwell at Ibrox Stadium on November 11, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Fans of the forward's parent club have already urged Rangers to move for him, with Steven Gerrard now the manager at Ibrox.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard looks on during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Motherwell at Ibrox Stadium on November 11, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

A player Rangers reportedly wanted in the summer transfer window could be available again this winter.

The Scottish Mail on Sunday reported in June that Rangers had made a fresh approach to loan Liverpool's Ben Woodburn.

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But rather than reuniting with his former manager Steven Gerrard at Ibrox, Woodburn eventually moved to Sheffield United.

 

According to the Sheffield Star, however, the Blades are targeting January additions in both attacking midfield and centre forward positions - both of which Woodburn can play.

And having played just 10 minutes of football since the middle of September - making Chris Wilder's 18 twice in that time - the Wales international's Bramall Lane future is looking increasingly bleak.

Ben Woodburn of Sheffield United is tackled by Connor Roberts of Swansea City during the Sky Bet Championship between Sheffield United and Swansea City at Bramall Lane on August 4, 2018 in...

Liverpool will certainly not fancy a repeat performance in the second half of the campaign, and it is hard to envisage too many complaints from Sheffield United's end if Woodburn is indeed recalled in favour of a move elsewhere.

Meanwhile, the Daily Express reports that Rangers are eyeing four new recruits of their own when the transfer window reopens, with attack a primary area of concern given Umar Sadiq's struggles and Jamie Murphy's injury.

And by that logic, a Woodburn reunion with Gerrard is perhaps not out of the question.

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