Rangers look set to miss out on one of their January transfer targets with Huddersfield Town closing in on a move for Charlton Athletic forward Karlan Grant.
It was reported by The Scottish Sun last week that the Gers were keen on bringing the player to Ibrox this summer by signing him on a pre-contract this month, but decent money is now in play to see him leave the Addicks mid-season.
The Daily Mail report that English Premier League outfit Huddersfield Town are closing in on a £2m move for the player, pricing Rangers out of a move for a player whose deal expires at the end of the season.
Grant would certainly have been an exciting acquisition given his form this season. Scoring 14 goals and assisting 5 times 27 League One appearances, he’s emerged as one of the top talents in the division and has earned his shot to perform at a higher level.
Helping Charlton in their promotion push to move up to the Championship, the 21-year-old appears to have a very bright future in the game and as a budget signing would have made a whole lot of sense for Rangers.
Ultimately there is little point in paying big money for potential free transfers and this is a target that looks to have slipped through our fingers, with no fault of our own.