STEVEN GERRARD hopes striker Alfredo Morelos is rewarded for his fine Rangers form with a return to the Colombia squad.

Morelos made his international debut in the friendly clash with Venezuela last September and has set his sights on a place in the Copa America squad under new boss Carlos Queiroz.

The former Manchester United assistant has yet to make contact with Gerrard regarding Morelos but the 28-goal forward has done his chances of a recall no harm with another stunning season in Light Blue.

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Gerrard said: "I haven’t heard from him. He asked for my number recently, which I passed on, but I haven’t heard from Carlos just yet. He is more than welcome to come and watch Alfredo.

"I am sure he has watched him from afar and really liked what he has seen. I think if anyone deserves an international call-up it is Alfredo Morelos.

“It (the Copa America) should be a goal for him. It’s a goal for us.

"We want as many international footballers as we can. We want to see all our players enjoying experiences playing for their countries.

"Of course as a manager you sit and hope that they all come through and they’re healthy but I’d like nothing better than to see Alfredo rewarded for the form he’s been in with Rangers.”