After several difficult weeks where his scoring quota decreased and he was penalized for three games for attacking a rival, Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos has returned to his idyll with the rival goal and on Sunday he billed an essential double for Rangers to beat tough Aberdeen on the road and maintain their lead over Celtic in the standings.
Morelos continues to be the great Rangers benchmark and they are very close to conquering the Scottish league title to break a long Celtic hegemony, coach Steven Gerrard knows this and at a press conference praised the Colombian, in addition to revealing other details.
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“He suffered a bit, as most strikers do from time to time. He deserved the man of the match award and if we keep him where he is now, he will be of great help to us in the future, “said the legendary former player at a press conference.
And then he told the advice that his coaching staff has given to the Colombian striker: “We have told him to play closer to the goal, to be more in the area. It is quite natural if you are a forward who is not scoring goals in the volume you want and your confidence is affected that you move away from the goal “.
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The ‘buffalo’ has not had his best moments in the Colombian National Team, but he was part of almost the entire process developed by Carlos Queiroz and also with Arturo Reyes. Now with the arrival of Reinaldo Rueda, he hopes to have more opportunities in the lead of the ‘tricolor’ in the absence of men like Roger Martínez and the low joras of Falcao García.