Alfredo Morelos insists he’s “very happy” at Rangers and needs to assist the membership attain the Champions League subsequent season.

Rangers are 4 factors away from rivals Celtic on the prime of the Scottish Premiership, with the league winner all however assured direct entry into the group phases of European soccer’s greatest membership competitors.

Morelos, 25, has been linked with a number of strikes away from Ibrox prior to now with former manager Steven Gerrard claiming he was unsure if the striker would stay at the club.

However, the Colombian, who joined from HJK Helsinki in 2017 insists he and his household are settled in Glasgow and is targetting extra success with Rangers.

“I’m very happy at Rangers,” he completely instructed Sky Sports.

“I used to be named Player of the Month in December, I’ve been scoring objectives and I really feel good bodily. I’m simply serious about scoring extra objectives and God will resolve what occurs sooner or later.

“I’ll preserve working laborious and combating. I’m additionally within the Colombia squad now, so I hope to remain there – we’ll see the way it goes. I hope all of it goes in addition to attainable. Right now I’m totally centered on Rangers.

Morelos will miss the Old Firm on January 2 due to his Colombia recall
Morelos will miss the Old Firm on January 2 resulting from his Colombia recall

“I feel very happy in Glasgow, as do my family. My daughter is really settled here, I feel very pleased. Rangers really welcomed me when I joined, as did the fans, so I feel really happy here.

“Playing within the Champions League is a supply of motivation for me. We’re going to battle for that.

“My teammates and I are all very positive, that goes for the coaching staff as well. We have a lead at the moment, but we have to perform on the pitch.

“We play for all three factors, that are so necessary, so we wish to preserve selecting up factors and keep prime of the desk to realize our goal which is to win the league and qualify for the Champions League if attainable.”

Morelos enjoying life under Van Bronckhorst

Morelos says he is enjoying playing for manager Giovanni Van Bronckhorst
Morelos says supervisor Giovanni Van Bronckhorst has given him confidence since taking on at Rangers

Since Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s return to Ibrox, Morelos has scored six objectives in 9 matches throughout all competitions.

That kind noticed the striker win December’s Player of the Month in a double alongside his manager and he insists there may be extra to come back underneath the Dutchman.

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Take a have a look at the objectives Morelos scored in December after the Rangers striker was named Scottish Premiership participant of the month

“The coach has showed his confidence in me and given me a chance, and I’ve responded in the best possible way,” he stated.

“I feel very happy and pleased. I’ve been working hard to be in the starting line-up. He’s transmitted his confidence to me and I’ve scored a lot of goals since he took over at Rangers.

“The coach is aware of what Rangers are all about. It’s an enormous membership right here in Scottish soccer meaning a lot to our followers.

“He knows that because he played here and he has that winning mentality that we always have to win and play well to keep the fans happy.

“There’s at all times extra (to come back). I really feel there’s at all times extra. I wish to preserve scoring objectives, taking part in nicely for Rangers, and doing my bit for the workforce, which is crucial factor for me, as we go after the targets that we set ourselves.

“The most important thing is to take it game by game as that’s the path to trophies.”

‘My relationship with the followers is incredible’

Morelos says the support he receives from Rangers fans is fantastic
Morelos says the help he receives from Rangers followers is incredible

Morelos had been criticised prior to now for his ill-discipline – with Gerrard beforehand fining the striker for a crimson card at Celtic – however the 25-year-old says he has been working to alter his recreation.

“I’ve been working on my temperament on the pitch for some time,” he stated.

“There were seasons where I was shown red cards, but I’ve now improved a lot in that area.

“I’m centered on enhancing that on daily basis and doing nicely and staying calm on the pitch, in order that I can give attention to scoring objectives, which I’ve managed to do. We’ve been getting good outcomes, which is so necessary to me.”

A total of 107 goals in 214 appearances for Rangers has seen the Colombian become a fans’ favourite and Morelos says he is “proud” of the connection he has with the supporters.

He said: “My relationship with the followers is incredible. I believe their help for me is vital for me. They actually get behind me and love me.

“I’ve shown them what I think of them with goals and good football, playing well and keeping the team top of the table. I think they’re very pleased.

“We have some necessary video games arising and we’ll attempt to obtain our purpose of successful them and getting factors on the board to maintain the followers glad because it makes me proud after they’re glad and having fun with themselves.”