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Steven Gerrard may have reason to sell Borna Barisic at Glasgow Rangers

5th May 2019, Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Rangers versus Hibernian; Steven Gerrard Rangers Manager watches a tight game

Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers are said to need to sell players before they bring in target Greg Taylor.

Borna Barisic of Croatia  listens to the anthem prior to the 2020 UEFA European Championships group E qualifying match between Hungary and Croatia at Groupama Arena on March 24, 2019 in...

Glasgow Rangers may have added reason to get rid of Borna Barisic this summer, following rumours that they want Greg Taylor from Kilmarnock.

The Daily Record claim that Steven Gerrard wants a new left-back at Rangers, with Taylor his first choice.

However, Rangers will have to sell player before they can bring in new ones.

 

Rangers already have Barisic and Jon Flanagan who can play on the left-hand side of their defence, while Andy Halliday has also played there on occasion.

Rangers don’t want to bring in another left-back while they are relatively well stocked in the psotion, and will only sanction a move for Taylor once space has been cleared for him.

It leaves Barisic's position at Ibrox looking fairly vulnerable, with speculation suggesting he could leave.

Borna Barisic 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.

The Daily Record claim that Barisic could leave, although the left-back has insisted that his focus is on Rangers.

However, there is a feeling that Gerrard hasn’t always been delighted with Barisic’s contribution at Ibrox.

Barisic only arrived at Rangers last summer in a £2.2 million deal (BBC Sport), and his first season in Scotland has been a mixed one.

And with Gerrard reportedly looking to shake-up his left-back options, Barisic’s position looks like the one which could be most under threat.

L,R Miguel Llambrich of Villarreal and  Born Barisic of Rangers FC competes for the ball  during the UEFA Europa League group G match between Villarreal CF and Rangers at la Ceramica  on...

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