Former Rangers midfielder Ciaran Dickson could end up making a return to Scottish football if he doesn’t win a deal with Burnley following his controversial Ibrox exit – with Ross County reportedly keen on a deal for the teenager.

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Dickson was released at the end of last season despite signing a new long-term contract only months earlier after rumours of poor discipline behind-the-scenes at Rangers.

The Scottish youth international has been on trial this summer at Burnley but is yet to be offered a contract with the Premier League side.

According to the Scottish Sun, County and EFL side Gillingham could both offer a contract to Dickson if he isn’t kept at Turf Moor at the end if his training stint.

Dickson made his first-team debut for Rangers in a League Cup win over Falkirk last season before he signed a new deal at Ibrox but he was quickly sent on loan before his abrupt exit at the end of the season.

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While at Burnley, Dickson has appeared in a number of friendlies for the Clarets’ under-23 side and has recently been joined by former Rangers teammate Harris O’Connor as the defender also looks to win a contract.

A return to Scotland could see Dickson offered first-team football with the Staggies under Malky Mackay – with the Ross County boss familiar with Kennedy from his time at the Scottish FA.

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