Oliver McBurnie impressed with Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos

Oli McBurnie of Swansea City during the Swansea City Training at The Fairwood Training Ground on December 04, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

Glasgow Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos scored twice for Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club on Sunday.

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...Alfredo Morelos of Rangers

Swansea City striker Oliver McBurnie has expressed his admiration of Rangers star Alfredo Morelos on Twitter.

McBurnie was impressed with Morelos’s performance for Rangers in their 2-1 win against St. Johnstone away from home in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday afternoon.


The 22-year-old Colombia international striker scored both the goals for Steven Gerrard’s side.

According to WhoScored, Morelos has now scored 11 goals in 17 Scottish Premiership appearances for Rangers this campaign.

McBurnie is a boyhood Rangers fan - as reported by The Daily Record - and the 22-year-old has expressed his admiration of Morelos on Twitter, while former Ibrox midfielder Alex Rae is delighted with the win for Gerrard’s team.

According to The Sun on Sunday (print edition, July 1, 2018), Rangers made a £4.5 million bid for McBurnie in the summer transfer window (click here to read more).

Mateo Barac of Rapid and Alfredo Morelos of Rangers during the UEFA Europa League match between SK Rapid Wien v Rangers at Weststadion on December 13, 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

Meanwhile, former Rangers star Ronald de Boer - who has recently been named as the new manager of Major League Soccer outfit Atlanta United - has suggested that Morelos needs to be more calm in order to fulfil his potential.

De Boer told The Glasgow Evening Times about Morelos: "At the same time, Morelos can’t lose that aggression, he has to keep that. To be honest, it is probably one of the reasons he is such a good striker.

“But if he wants to get to the highest level he has to control his temperament and make sure it isn’t a negative influence.”

Oli McBurnie of Swansea City applauds home supporters during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Sheffield Wednesday at the Liberty Stadium  on December 2018, in...

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