Inverness manager John Robertson has disclosed that Rangers will be the ones that decide if Kai Kennedy will still be with the Championship side when the January transfer window closes.

The 18-year-old joined Inverness on loan until January. Now Robertson has disclosed that the situation will be reviewed that month, with Rangers having the final say on the matter.

First option to bring player back to club

However, Robertson did also point out that if Rangers decide to send the player out on loan for the second-half of the season, Inverness has the first option to bring the player back to the club.

Kai Kennedy impressed against Queen of the South

Kai Kennedy impressed against Queen of the South (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“It will be reviewed in January. At the end of the day, he is Rangers’ player” he said (Press and Journal).

“From their aspect, they understand how big a talent he is. He was in their squad at the start of the season. There are contractual issues between them but I think that’s going to be resolved, I think it’s going in the right direction for Rangers and for Kai” he continued.

 

Robertson then disclosed what the aim of the loan deal was from Rangers’ end.

“Hit the ground running”

“What they wanted him to do was come up here and be toughened up a little bit, and he has hit the ground running” he said.

Kai Kennedy is at Inverness until January

Kai Kennedy is at Inverness until January (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

The Inverness boss did sound relatively confident though that the player would complete the season in Inverness.

“The initial deal was to January. If Rangers are to leave him out on loan, we have the first option on that loan. If Rangers want him to stay on loan, I don’t think there’s any problem there” he concluded.

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