Paul Robinson has urged Glasgow Rangers to complete the signing of transfer target Abdou Harroui this summer.
The Lowdown: Gers eye Harroui
The Gers have been linked with a move for the midfielder, who currently plays in the Netherlands for Sparta Rotterdam.
The Ibrox outfit even sent scouts to watch the 23-year-old at the European Under-21 Championship, in which the Dutch reached the semi-finals before losing to eventual champions Germany.
The Latest: Robinson urges Gers to complete signing
Speaking to Football Insider, Robinson has urged the 55-time Scottish champions to complete the signing of Harroui. The former Tottenham goalkeeper said:
“On paper, he’s got great stats and his numbers.
“And at that age, he’s the right type of player for what they’re trying to build for the future.
“We’ve seen them sign youngsters, we’ve seen them put the building blocks and the foundations in place.
“It’s not just a short-term project and they’re making sure that Rangers stay where they are for a long time.
“Those types of players will go a long way to help the club sustain their success over a long period of time.”
The Verdict: Get it done
Plans for the Gers’ next campaign are already in full swing. Fashion Sakala has already been signed from Belgian outfit Oostende (rangers.co.uk), and now Ross Wilson and co are looking at a number of other players. Harroui is one of them, and he would appear to be a very attractive signing if they can get a deal over the line.
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The central midfielder scored six goals and provided three assists in the Eredivisie last term (Transfermarkt), while he appeared in all but one of his country’s matches at the European Under-21 Championship.
Valued at a cost-effective £3.15m by Transfermarkt, he would not break the bank either. As Robinson has said, this is the kind of signing the Gers should be making.
In other news, Rangers have been urged to sign this 24-year-old ace.
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