Date: 9th August 2018 at 6:36am
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Rangers are interested in signing Dinamo Zagreb forward Armin Hodzic this summer, according to The Daily Record.

The paper say that scouts were due to watch the player in action during the Croatian club’s recent UEFA Champions League qualifier against Astana, but the striker was not included in the squad to face the Kazakh side.

The report also states that Gerrard knows about the player from his time as youth player at former club Liverpool.

Rated at £1.8m by Transfermarkt, signing him could take Rangers’ summer spend beyond £9m after already shelling out on Nikola Katic, Connor Goldson, Jamie Murphy and Borna Barisic.

Two of those players have come from the Croatian leagues and the arrival of Hodzic would be further proof it’s a market that the Gers are eager to exploit.

A 5-cap international with Bosnia & Herzegovina, Hodzic appears to have the right stuff to make a big impact at Ibrox.

He’s scored 50 goals in 110 appearances for Dinamo Zagreb, a team who have made the group stages of the Champions League twice since his arrival.

As an alternative option to Alfredo Morelos and Umar Sadiq, he’d be an exciting signing and it’s a deal to keep an eye on heading into the closing stages of the summer transfer window.

Would you be happy with the signing of Armin Hodzic? Let us know in the comments…

 

4 Replies to “Rangers want to take their summer spend beyond £9m with move for 23-year-old”

  • Rangers need a striker desperately as Morelos is not the answer to Rangers lack of goals Morelos misses more sitters than he scores goals and his conduct on the field is shocking the amount of yellow cards he collected last season and the ordering off against Aberdeen left Rangers left them with 10 men on Saturday

  • I and the vast majority of Rangers supporters would really like another striker, l also think that Morrelos doesn’t make the grade, neither does Taverner at full back and Windlass wherever he plays. I believe that we today have an opportunity to off load all three, make some cash and continue looking for a REAL STRIKER.!!

  • Defo need a class striker on board..morelos is not the answer.. Was never a red card last week but as a player he should know better not to kick out.. Big lafferty might do a descent job ..at the end of the day he knows what this club wants .. ????????

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