Rangers can have no excuses not to sign £20m ‘Outstanding’ striker after what’s been said

Rangers can have no excuses not to sign £20m ‘Outstanding’ striker after what’s been said

Rangers can have no excuses not to sign £20m ‘Outstanding’ striker after what’s been said

Glasgow Rangers manager Philippe Clement has been informed that money will be available to spend at the end of the season.

That means there are no more excuses not to sign Hearts striker Lawrence Shankland ahead of next season.

In January, the Gers signed Mohamed Diomande for a reported £4.5 million, while Oscar Cortes arrived on loan with a buyout clause.

Fabio Silva was another signing, though his stay at Ibrox is unlikely to last beyond his loan term, which expires in the summer.

Rangers linked with Shankland in the January transfer window.

Some speculated that it would be a quieter summer window at Ibrox, especially given the £20 million investment last year.

Rangers financial officer James Taylor, speaking with Rangers Review on Monday (12 February), seems to suggest otherwise.

“There are funds that we will look to use to build the squad,” he added, adding that the club must be strategic with what it has.

As things are, Clement will most likely be looking to recruit another striker before the end of the season.

Clement’s current squad is the finest in the Scottish Premiership (sorry, Celtic), and it will only get stronger.

Shankland, rated as “outstanding” by Kris Boyd, would increase the quality even more.

The Scotland international was heavily linked in January, but no bids were made.

Hearts may be forced to sell Shankland.

Shankland will be out of contract at Tynecastle in 16 months since he has failed to agree on new terms.

Hearts would be more willing to sell their prized asset, though they may still want a cost of £4 million or more.

If Clement has finances available, money must be set aside for the deal to go through this summer.


While some may argue that there are cheaper options available, Shankland has more than proven his worth in this league and throughout Europe.

It’s too early for supporters to start thinking about next season, but those behind the scenes at Ibrox will.

Shankland’s contract predicament at Hearts is undoubtedly something Rangers executives are keeping a close watch on.

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