Rangers player Matt Polster comments on Uche Ikpeazu

Matt Polster #15 of The United States watches his cross with Luka Zakaric #19 of Bosnia Herzegovina during a 0-0 draw at StubHub Center on January 28, 2018 in Carson, California.

Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers reportedly want Uche Ikpeazu, and so do Neil Lennon’s Celtic.

15th September 2018, Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Rangers versus Dundee; General view of Ibrox Stadium, home of Rangers Ibrox Stadium of Rangers

Rangers man Matt Polster has given his take on reported Steven Gerrard and Celtic target Uche Ikpeazu, as quoted in The Scottish Sun.

Polster, who can operate as a defender or as a defensive midfielder, came up against Ikpeazu during the Scottish Premiership game between Heart of Midlothian and Rangers at Tynecastle Park in Edinburgh on Saturday afternoon.


The 25-year-old USA international made his debut for Rangers, as he came on as a substitute in the 87th minute.


Ikpeazu started the match for Hearts and played for the entire 90 minutes, and Polster was stunned at the size of the 24-year-old forward.

According to a report in The Sun, Old Firm rivals Celtic and Rangers are interested in signing Hearts forward Ikpeazu in the summer transfer window.

Polster jokingly told The Scottish Sun: “I think Ikpeazu should be playing at LINE-BACKER. He’s a big guy.”

Uche Ikpeazu of Hearts celebrates victory at full-time of the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Heart of Midlothian and Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Hampden Park on April 13, 2019...

Good signing for Celtic or Rangers?

Ikpeazu is a very good forward, but the 24-year-old is not very prolific, and he may not be able to establish himself in the starting lineup at Celtic or Rangers.

If Celtic or Rangers sign the Hearts forward to enhance their depth of their respective squads, then that will not be a bad idea.

Chicago Fire defender Matt Polster (2) and Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez (7) during the MLS game between the Atlanta United and the Chicago Fire on October 21, 2018 at the Mercedes-...

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