BARRY FERGUSON has urged his former club Rangers to do all they can to secure the services of his nephew Lewis.

The former Ibrox captain believes the current Aberdeen star, who is in the running for the young player of the year awards in Scotland, would be the ideal fit in Steven Gerrard's midfield.

The Light Blues have been linked with the Scotland Under-21 star and Championship side Brentford have also been tracking his services.

But his uncle Barry believes a move to his former club would be the ideal progression for the 20-year-old.

He said: “Every day my son speaks to Lewis on WhatsApp and he says there has been no contact from Rangers.

"But I think he would be a very good signing for them.

“He has still got a bit to go in terms of reaching the top level, but he has all the attributes.

“Aberdeen have done the right thing.

"Lewis had a great first season last year, and they signed him up on a four-year deal to get top money for him.

“Whoever buys Lewis now will have to pay top dollar.”