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Steven Gerrard comment suggest Rangers can still sign Dominic Solanke

Steven Gerrard is unveiled as the new manager of Rangers football Club at Ibrox Stadium on May 4, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ryan Kent is 'having the time of his life' at Ibrox, according to Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard.

Ryan Kent of Rangers FC during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Villarreal CF and Rangers FC at La Ceramica Stadium on September 20, 2018 in Vila-real, Spain.

Steven Gerrard has told The Record he doesn't feel that Ovie Ejaria's failure at Rangers has ruined his chances of signing Liverpool players on loan in the future.

Ejaria joined Rangers on a season-long loan from the Premier League giants last summer, but returned to Merseyside last week.

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The 21-year-old playmaker struggled for form and consistency during his four-month spell at Ibrox, but Ryan Kent, who also joined Gerrard's side on loan from the Reds, has been brilliant for the Gers this season.

 

Kent, who is injured at the moment, has three goals in nine Premiership starts for the Glasgow giants and Gerrard believes that Liverpool will still let some of their players join Rangers in spite of Ejaria's failure.

He told The Record: "I don’t think there will be a problem getting players on loan from Liverpool in the future.

"We have another Liverpool player here who has played probably around 20 times, who has reignited his career after two bad loans.

“He’s doing unbelievably well and I want him fit as soon as possible. He’s having the time of his life. Kids are different, characters are different. I have to accept that."

Dominic Solanke of Liverpool volleys during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Burnley at Anfield on September 16, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Good news for Solanke?

Rangers were heavily linked with a loan move for Dominic Solanke for much of last summer, though the 21-year-old wound up staying at Anfield.

But the big striker - worth £22.4 million according to CIES - hasn't kicked a ball for Jurgen Klopp this season and therefore could be available on loan again in January.

It remains to be seen if Rangers will renew an interest, but it's a good thing that Gerrard doesn't feel Ejaria's spell will stand against him if he does ask the question.

Ryan Kent of Rangers (14) celebrates as he scores his team's first goal during the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on October 7, 2018 in...

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