Rangers are set to lose one other gifted teenager to a Premier League aspect this summer time. Rumours have it that Aston Villa are on the right track to signal 16-year-old striker Rory Smith, with solely a compensation charge in it for Rangers.
That’s according to the Daily Record, who’ve likened the scenario to the Billy Gilmour switch to Chelsea. Gilmour left Rangers in 2017 at simply 15, becoming a member of Chelsea for a compensation charge of £500,000 earlier than he made a senior look at Ibrox.
Now it seems that former Rangers supervisor Steven Gerrard will tempt one other jewel away from Glasgow. Smith has over 40 targets this season within the youth leagues and has 7 targets in 8 appearances for Scotland’s beneath 17 aspect. He additionally lately scored in a 2-1 victory over Coronary heart of Midlothian within the Scottish Youth Cup ultimate.
Wilson already has a sponsorship cope with Adidas and Rangers are powerless to cease him leaving as he hasn’t but signed an expert contract.
This can be a unique case to Gilmour in some respects although. Chelsea have historically been a troublesome aspect to interrupt into for younger abilities, whereas Smith is more likely to have extra of a shot at making it with Aston Villa.