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Steven Gerrard says pre-contract deal for Scott Wright is ‘close’, Rangers boss ready to offer players to speed up move | Football News

Steven Gerrard is ready to offer up certainly one of his Rangers players as a makeweight so as to quick ahead Scott Wright’s move from Aberdeen.

Gerrard revealed he is shut securing a pre-contract settlement that can see the Dons ahead move to Ibrox this summer season – however the Rangers supervisor would love to see a deal accomplished sooner.

He is ready to ship a participant in the other way if it speeds up the method.


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Rangers midfielder Ross McCrorie is additionally due to make his Pittodrie mortgage a everlasting swap this summer season for a £350,000 charge and Gerrard hinted there might be a money-back association agreed if Derek McInnes permits Wright to go away this month.

“The money men will talk and I’m sure in the conversations they will have everything on the table in terms of possibilities to try to get this done in the coming weeks,” mentioned Gerrard, talking forward of Sunday’s match in opposition to Motherwell – stay on Sky Sports.

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Gerrard says there quite a few a choices which may speed up the move for Wright, together with a participant transferring in the other way to Aberdeen this switch window

“There are completely different choices. There’s a risk of certainly one of our players going the opposite approach.

“There is a possibility of cash up front and I don’t know where the Ross McCrorie deal lies in terms of what needs to be done and what doesn’t. But I’m sure that’s another possibility as well.”

Gerrard, who known as McInnes earlier this week to inform the Aberdeen boss of his curiosity within the participant, added: “The important factor is to do issues proper and correctly – and that is the explanation why I had the dialog with Derek.



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“There was already talks above myself and Derek prior to that conversation so it’s a case of us respecting the situation where it’s at.

“If a deal might be accomplished within the brief time period, nice. If not, we might have to wait for the summer season. But we’re extraordinarily shut when it comes to having it accomplished for the summer season.”

Wright a ‘good fit’ for Rangers

Wright would be a “good match” for Rangers, according to former Scotland international Andy Walker.

“I like his sharpness, his means on the ball, his shut management,” Walker told the Sky Sports Scottish Football podcast.

“I believe it is a measure of some actually good enterprise from Rangers, who I need to say for so lengthy have been a little bit of a laughing inventory with among the players they have been signing.

“There is a real structure and thought process given now to bringing in players at Rangers. Glen Kamara from Dundee, £50k, what a steal he has been. Joel Aribo, a development free from Charlton, the two of them sit alongside Steven Davis so well, and it’s a really comfortable midfield.

“I believe Scott Wright will do nicely with higher players round him. You at all times marvel about somebody who has further calls for thrown on him to be rather more constant than he is at Aberdeen.

“But Kamara has shown some players react really well going from a smaller club like Dundee. Aberdeen are obviously a bigger club, with more of a winning mentality, but I think Scott Wright will do well at Rangers.”

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