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Rangers signing Ryan Kent permanently would be significant

Ryan Kent of Rangers (14) celebrates as he scores his team's first goal with team mate Alfredo Morelos of Rangers  during the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and...

Glasgow Rangers winger Ryan Kent says he wants Ibrox stay.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard and Ryan Kent of Rangers are seen at full time during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Rangers and SK Rapid Wien at Ibrox Stadium on October 4,...

Ryan Kent has become a fan favourite at Rangers after a successful start to the season at Ibrox.

Now the winger says he wants to stay at the club, The Scotsman reports.

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Kent appears to be Rangers' best loan signings, and in future seasons he will get even better.

 

The young winger will be a valuable player for Rangers in the short-term on the pitch, and will also have a high re-sale value if one day the time comes to cash in.

The comments should be music to manager Steven Gerrard's ears.

Kent wanting to join Rangers permanently speaks volumes for Gerrard's management.

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.

It shows that the winger is buying in fully to the Rangers project, and that the side can be a permanent destination, rather than just a stopping off point for young players.

Players from top English clubs have joined Rangers in recent years on loan, with it only seen as a developmental move for the youngsters.

Kent signing permanently would be significant as it would change all that. If he can become a regular at Rangers and a household name, it will help attract more talent to the club.

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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