English Premiership

Bayern, Man City chasing Rangers youngster

accreditation
Steven Gerrard (Getty Images)
Steven Gerrard (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is braced for offers for starlet Kai Kennedy, with reports suggesting that Manchester City and Bayern Munich are keeping tabs on the player.

The 17-year-old has yet to make his first-team debut for the Gers, but it only looks to be a matter of time before he does - if the club can keep hold of him that is.

Gerrard is known to be a huge admirer of the youngster, who has been invited to train with the rest of the first-team squad with a view to helping him progress.

The winger has impressed in the Gers' youth setup and made a big impact in the Alkass Cup clash when the Light Blue youngsters saw off arch-rivals Celtic.

Watching scouts were impressed and it could only be a matter of time before the bids come in.

Gerrard, who has described Kennedy as a "fantastic player" will be keen to keep hold, but that could be easier said than done with some European giants sniffing around.

As well as Manchester City, German giants Bayern Munich are also said to be keeping tabs on his situation with a view to making a move at some point.

Rangers are now doing all they can to secure his future at Ibrox and have been locked in negotiations with his representatives with a view to getting him tied down to a new deal.

Kennedy is under a contract till 2021, but Rangers fear if they cannot get him tied down to fresh terms, they could lose him on the cheap.

- TeamTalk Media

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Fixtures
Sun 28 Nov 21 16:00 PM (SAST)
Burnley
Tottenham Hotspur
Turf Moor, Burnley
Sun 12 Dec 21 16:00 PM (SAST)
Brighton
Tottenham Hotspur
American Express Community Stadium, Falmer
Sat 18 Dec 21 14:30 PM (SAST)
Manchester United
Brighton
Old Trafford, Manchester
Results
Sun 23 Jan 22
Chelsea 2
Tottenham Hotspur 0
Sun 23 Jan 22
Leicester City 1
Brighton 1
Sun 23 Jan 22
Crystal Palace 1
Liverpool 3
Logs
Team
P
W
PTS
1. Manchester City
23
18
57
2. Liverpool
22
14
48
3. Chelsea
24
13
47
4. Manchester United
22
11
38