Darren Fletcher praises reported Rangers target Eamonn Brophy

Darren Fletcher of Stoke City attempts to tackle Adam Webster of Bristol City  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Stoke City at Ashton Gate on October 27, 2018...

Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers reportedly want Eamonn Brophy.

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

Darren Fletcher spoke highly of reported Rangers and Leeds United target Eamonn Brophy on Sky Sports Main Event (7:24pm, June 8, 2019).

The former Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion midfielder outlined the quality of Kilmarnock striker Brophy, who is reportedly on the radar of Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers and Leeds.

 

Rangers, Leeds United and Derby County interest

According to TEAMtalk, Scottish Premiership outfit Rangers want to secure the services of the 23-year-old striker this summer.

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds and Frank Lampard’s Derby in the Championship in England are also claimed to be interested in the former Hamilton Academical youngster.

According to BBC Sport, the 23-year-old scored 11 goals and provided two assists for Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premiership during the 2018-19 season.

Former Stoke City striker Fletcher - who has played 80 times for Scotland, and won the Premier League title five times and the Champions League once with Manchester United - has raved about Brophy, and so has ex-Scotland assistant manager James McFadden.

11th May 2019, Rugby Park, Kilmarnock, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Kilmarnock versus Hibernian; Eamonn Brophy of Kilmarnock celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the...

Praise for Eamonn Brophy

Fletcher said about Brophy on Sky Sports Main Event (7:24pm, June 8, 2019): “He almost reminds me of Vardy. He never gives defenders a minute’s peace. He will chase them down, he will run channels, he is strong enough to hold up.”

McFadden said about Brophy on Sky Sports Main Event (7:24pm, June 8, 2019): “When he plays against Celtic and Rangers, he goes and he plays his normal game. I think he is a really relaxed and confident guy.”

Eamonn Brophy of Scotland heads at goal during the European Qualifier for UEFA Euro 2020 at Hampden Park on June 08, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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