Some Rangers fans are tipping Nathan Young-Coombes for a first-team call up next season

General Views of Ibrox Stadium before the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The young Rangers striker only moved to Ibrox in January but is likely to have impressed Steven Gerrard already.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard looks on during the Ladbrookes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Johnstone at Ibrox Stadium on February 16, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Some Rangers fans are tipping Nathan Young-Coombes for a place in Steven Gerrard's first team next season.

Young-Coombes, who only turned 16 in January, moved to Rangers later than month from Chelsea.

 

Already the striker has made a positive impression at Ibrox and starred during last month's ALKASS Cup in Qatar, in which the Gers' Under-17s returned home victorious.

And after his hat-trick in Thursday's 5-0 win for the U18s against Dundee United, the calls for him to be fast-tracked are increasing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rangers striking options currently comprise Alfredo Morelos, Jermain Defoe and Kyle Lafferty, all of whom are under contract at Ibrox beyond the end of this season.

And the trio could find themselves joined by loaned-out pair Ryan Hardie (pictured) and Zak Rudden when Gerrard's side begin pre-season training - leaving Young-Coombes with a job on to break in immediately.

Ryan Hardie of St Mirren makes his 1st appearance for St Mirren during the match beTFRED Cup Group Stage match between St Mirren and Edinburgh City at St Mirren Park on July 30, 2016 in...

But there is certainly no rush for the Englishman, who signed a two-and-a-half year deal at Ibrox.

Does Young-Coombes deserve a look-in with Rangers' first team next season?

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