Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers will loan out the unlucky winger.
The Gers winger has been out of action for the guts of a full year after suffering a cruciate ligament injury away at Kilmarnock 12 months ago.
Murphy, a £1 million signing by Rangers [The Record], has been back in full training throughout pre-season but is yet to make an appearance in a competitive game.
Gerrard claimed that the 29-year-old could potentially be four months away from rediscovering his best level, claiming that a temporary stint away from Ibrox may be the best solution for all parties.
He told The Scottish Sun: "He’s doing everything he can to get back to the level he was before. It’s not going to happen overnight. I predict it could take four months. I think a loan is one thing on the agenda."
This is one departure that nobody saw coming, if it materialises.
Left-wing has gone from being one of Rangers' strongest positions to one of their weakest, even more so if Murphy leaves.
Gerrard has failed to re-sign Ryan Kent, and Glenn Middleton and Eros Grezda are set to leave.
As things stand, Murphy is one of the only left-sided attacking options at Auchenhowie and it'd be a major surprise if another wasn't signed in light of the former Brighton star likely leaving.
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