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McAllister urges Fowler to choose Rangers over LA Galaxy

Galaxy supremo Alexi Lalas is keen for the Liverpool striking legend to link up with former England team-mate David Beckham in the United States this season.

But McAllister told the Evening Times: "Robbie needs to move to a club of similar stature to Liverpool at this stage in his life. Rangers fit the bill perfectly.

"Robbie has for most of his career played at Anfield where there is an expectation among the fans to win every game, home and away.

"It would be the same for him at Ibrox. Rangers is a massive institution. In fact, I can't see him getting the same level of intensity anywhere else.

"Robbie is an unbelievable talent who has enjoyed an incredibly successful career in football. But he needs the same sort of stimulus he has always had.

"If he were to drop down a level to a lesser club, without the same level of pressure on him every week, then I would wonder how it would affect him."

McAllister added: "It is well known that he is an ardent Rangers fan. Over the years he has been up to watch Old Firm matches and other games.

"I knew he was a Rangers fan when I was at Liverpool and we talked about the Scottish game.

"Fans at all clubs really take to anybody they know supports as well as plays for their team. There would be a nice affinity between Robbie and the Rangers fans because of that."

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