RANGERS have had a double of players nominated for this year’s PFA Scotland Player of the Year Awards.

Alfredo Morelos and Ryan Kent are in the running for Premiership Player of the Year while Kent is also listed among the Young Player of the Year nominees by his fellow professionals.

Players at every club across Scotland have a vote as they recognise the best players they have watched and faced across this season.

While the main award is limited to just Premiership players, with all other leagues having their own Player of the Year category, the Young Player of the Year nominees are picked from all four leagues.

The nominations sum up exceptional seasons for the duo with the Colombian still leading the scoring charts in the Premiership with 17 goals from 27 appearances.

Liverpool loanee Kent has shone on his first season in Scotland, becoming a crucial player in Steven Gerrard’s set-up and amongst multiple assists the winger has scored all six of his Rangers goals in the league.

The PFA Scotland Awards began in 1978 and Rangers striker Derek Johnstone was the first to win the main Player of the Year Award. Ally McCoist, Andy Goram, Mark Hately, Brian Laudrup, Paul Gascoigne, Lorenzo Amoruso, Barry Ferguson, Fernando Ricksen and Steven Davis have since gone on to be handed the accolade.

Rangers have had five winners of the Young Player of the Year Award in the past – John MacDonald, Robert Fleck, Charlie Miller, Barry Ferguson and Danny Wilson was the last in 2010.

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