Rangers striker confirms Ibrox exit

Rangers striker confirms Ibrox exit
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MAY 05: Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Manager of Rangers looks on during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final Leg Two match between Rangers and RB Leipzig at Ibrox Stadium on May 05, 2022 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

After months of speculation, youngster Rory Wilson has confirmed he will not be signing a new deal because he wants to move ‘to the next level’.

The 16-year old striker, a prolific marksman, has been subject to interest from Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa, and they are almost certain to snap him up, but if the likes of Billy Gilmour and Nathan Patterson found the ‘next level’ tough going in England, we suspect Wilson will not fare much better.

Is it a blow?

It’s disappointing to see yet another promising Rangers kid tempted by the bright lights of the PL, but then that IS the purpose of Auchenhowie.

Unlike most fans’ general thinking, it is not a conveyer belt for the first team, it’s a manufacturing plant to sell its constructed commodities to other teams.

Only occasionally, does a special talent rise up and get the attention of the seniors at the club with lieu to being a first team possibility.

And at 16, Wilson clearly isn’t interested in taking the chance on management seeing him like that.

And as such, he will leave for England, with cross-border rules meaning Rangers will net around £350,000 for him.

And that’s what the Academy does.

His reasons may be ill-conceived and maybe a bit presumptuous, but he is the product of a manufacturing plant which sells its best products.

And that’s just football.

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  1. They should give the young ones a chance we were crying out for a striker in the last few months so take the gamble on our younger players it’s a know brainer there hungry to prove themselves.

  2. Good riddance. We got enough bums on the payroll just there for the money. If your priorities money and not rangers we don’t want you. You’ll never be heard from again. Guarantee it

  3. If he does not want to play with us then good riddance never a true blue where is going to go for good ness sake u are only Learning your trade plus you are withe the best team in the world

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