Former Rangers defender John Brown believes that Danny Wilson should turn down possible moves to Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool.
Wilson, 18, has been in superb form during his debut season at Ibrox and is being tipped to win Scotland’s Young Player of the Year award.
Brown told the Daily Record: “Danny can be a huge asset for Rangers in the next couple of seasons. I’m not surprised Premiership clubs are in for him.
“They’ll look at his age and see massive potential. He’s played an Old Firm match at Parkhead, a cup final and a Champions League game so that will appeal to clubs like Liverpool and Spurs. To them he represents a future first-team player.
“If I was to give Danny any advice I’d tell him to stay at Rangers for another season or two before going to England. I don’t think he’d feature in Liverpool or Spurs’first-team at the moment – it could take two or three years to do that.
“He can get great experience by staying at Rangers and playing every week. A top example is James McCarthy who is starring now in the Premiership with Wigan.
“James played more than 120 games for Hamilton and getting experience like that is vital. If I was Danny’s agent, I’d be looking long-term and I’d want him getting 100 games under his belt for Rangers before he moves.
“I suppose his agent has the club by the short and curlies but the boy is level-headed and hopefully they won’t be too greedy.
“He should sign a long-term contract which will get him valuable first-team exposure at Rangers. Davie Weir might not be there for another year and the club may have to sell Bougherra in the summer.
“So Danny will be involved in the first team for the next few years at least.
“The likes of Alan Hutton has been sold in recent years for Â£9m and English clubs will pay a lot of money.
“McCarthy has done really well down there so big English clubs will look at him as an example. Rangers will get the benefit of him for the next couple of years on the pitch – and financially if he eventually moves on.”
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