Some Rangers fans aren't buying club's Matty Willock transfer claim

Rangers fans celebrate at the final whistle as Rangers beat Celtic 1-0 during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on December 29, 2018 in...

The Rangers manager, Steven Gerrard, is said to have been beaten to signing of Willock, a rumoured Ibrox target.

Rangers fans celebrate at the final whistle as Rangers beat Celtic 1-0 during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on December 29, 2018 in...

Some Rangers fans aren't buying claims they were beaten to the signing of a rumoured Ibrox target.

Steven Gerrard's Rangers were one of the clubs linked with a move for Matty Willock after the midfielder became a free agent this week.

 

But it is in England with Gillingham that the former Manchester United player resurfaced on Thursday.

And according to the League One side's official website, Rangers are one of the 'many teams' they 'fended off'.

Fikayo Tomori of Chelsea  and Matthew Willock  of Manchester United during a Premier League 2 match between Chelsea and Manchester United at the EBB Stadium on December 9, 2016 in...

Rangers are already fairly well-stocked in Willock's position, with the loaned out trio of Greg Docherty, Jordan Rossiter and Jason Holt stretching Gerrard's options into double figures ahead of the new campaign.

And this is what's being said by those of a Gers persuasion on Twitter...

"Turning down Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers, his [Matty Willock] career pathway was 'only blocked by Pogba and Lingard', says Steve Evans, of the highly rated ex St Johnstone and St Mirren star"

Gillingham FC taking the award for this week's greatest heap of pish with that

— Liam ️ (@weehend0) June 13, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

@markjammack

Thank ****

Willock's two brothers, Joe and Chris are also professional footballers, with Arsenal and Benfica, respectively.

The 22-year-old will link up with the former Rangers right-back, Lee Hodson, at Gillingham.

Lee Hodson of Rangers and Patrick Roberts of Celtic battle for possession during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on September 23, 2017...

Hodson's Gers deal was due to expire this summer and his free transfer move went through earlier this week.

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