Chris Sutton comments on Alfredo Morelos future at Rangers

Pundit and ex-Celtic player Chris Sutton looks on prior to the Betfred Cup Final between Celtic and Aberdeen at Hampden Park on December 2, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos is an important player for Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club.

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates after he scores his team's third goal during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Motherwell at Ibrox Stadium on November 11,...Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos

Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton has told BT Sport that Rangers should not sell Ibrox star Alfredo Morelos.

Morelos is one of the best strikers in the Scottish Premiership and is a key figure in Steven Gerrard’s Rangers team.

The 22-year-old striker has scored nine goals in the Scottish Premiership and two in the Europa League for Rangers so far this season, according to WhoScored.

The Colombia international, though, has disciplinary issues and was sent off against Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership game at Ibrox - his eighth red card of the season.


Former Celtic striker Sutton does not think that Rangers should sell Morelos, but he has urged the youngster to sort out the disciplinary problems.

Morelos told BT Sport when asked if Morelos should be sold by Rangers: “No, he shouldn't be sold, but he has got to sort himself out. Idiotic.”

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers leaves the field after a second yellow card during the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Aberdeen at Ibrox Stadium on December 5, 2018 in...

Important player

Morelos is the number one striker at Rangers, and the Colombian has been superb for the Gers since joining in the summer of 2017.

However, it is clear that the 22-year-old needs to sort out his disciplinary issues, as missing games is not going to help anyone.

Rangers are challenging for the Scottish Premiership title and could also progress to the knockout rounds of the Europa League this season.

Alvaro Gonzalez of Villareal battles for possession with Alfredo Morelos of Rangers during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Rangers and Villarreal CF at Ibrox Stadium on...

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