Some fans already fear January Rangers return for Ross McCrorie

5th May 2019, Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Rangers versus Hibernian; General view of Ibrox Stadium

The Rangers midfielder was allowed to leave Ibrox on loan by Steven Gerrard.

Ross McCrorie of Rangers walks off after being sent off during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 15, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers have an option to recall Ross McCrorie in the January transfer window, according to their manager Steven Gerrard.

Gerrard sanctioned the young Rangers midfielder's season-long move to Portsmouth earlier this summer.


And the Ibrox boss is, by his own admission unlikely, to cut short McCrorie's Fratton Park spell (Football Scotland).


But after the Rangers academy product's early displays this pre-season, some of a Portsmouth persuasion are already fearing the worst.

The League One side saw another on-loan midfielder, Ben Thompson, recalled by Millwall in January.

And this is what their fans are saying on Twitter...







Gerrard has said he wants McCrorie to follow in the footsteps of another Rangers midfielder, Greg Docherty, this season.

Docherty has been heavily involved in Rangers' pre-season and Europa League schedule after excelling while on  loan to Shrewsbury Town last term.

Joseph Aribo of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with Greg Docherty of Rangers during the UEFA Europa League First Qualifying round 2nd Leg match between Rangers and...

Gerrard also has Glen Kamara, Ryan Jack, Steven Davis, Scott Arfield, Joe Aribo, Graham Dorrans, Andy Halliday and Matt Polster to call upon in the pair's position.

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