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Rangers looking to sell five players

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In a bid to help Steven Gerrard make a team in his own image, Rangers are looking to move on at least five first team players this summer.

Ever since Rangers appointed Steven Gerrard as the club’s manager last year, the Scottish giants have been more busy buying players than selling them. From last summer till January, Rangers have bought around 15 new players.

And things haven’t changed a bit after the Glasgow based club signed seven more players including the highly talented, Joe Aribo from Charlton.

But with the Scottish Premiership season approaching, Gerrard is looking to make room for a few more players at the expense of five players who don’t have a future at Rangers.

Football Insider believes that the club’s director of football, Mark Allen is going to go on a culling spree. The likes of Kyle Lafferty, Eros Grezda, Joe Dodoo, Graham Dorrans and Jason Holt are set to be sold this summer.

Lafferty joined last summer from Hearts but is no longer considered an automatic starter following the arrival of Jermain Defoe. The same can be said of Grezda who missed a major chunk of last season due to an ankle injury. The Albanian isn’t going to be afforded time to settle and will be sold if the right offer comes.

Dodoo was on loan at Blackpool last season and it appears that Rangers are not going to be keeping him around for long. A knee injury had ruined last season for Dorrans and Gerrard doesn’t want to rely on a player whose career might be coming to a close.

Holt played well for Fleetwood under Joey Barton last season. It is clear that Rangers is too big of a club for him so a return to English League One is something that wouldn’t be surprising.