Rangers are set to lose one other gifted teenager to a Premier League facet this summer time. Rumours have it that Aston Villa are heading in the right direction to signal 16-year-old striker Rory Smith, with solely a compensation payment in it for Rangers.
That’s according to the Daily Record, who’ve likened the state of affairs to the Billy Gilmour switch to Chelsea. Gilmour left Rangers in 2017 at simply 15, becoming a member of Chelsea for a compensation payment 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 objectives this season within the youth leagues and has 7 objectives in 8 appearances for Scotland’s beneath 17 facet. He additionally just lately scored in a 2-1 victory over Coronary heart of Midlothian within the Scottish Youth Cup last.
Wilson already has a sponsorship cope with Adidas and Rangers are powerless to cease him leaving as he hasn’t but signed knowledgeable contract.
This can be a special case to Gilmour in some respects although. Chelsea have historically been a tough facet to interrupt into for younger skills, whereas Smith is more likely to have extra of a shot at making it with Aston Villa.