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Rangers: Juan Alegria close to Ibrox move

Rangers: Juan Alegria close to Ibrox move - Rangers News

FC Honka striker Juan Alegria has admitted that a move to Glasgow Rangers is within touching distance.

Alegria deal close

The Gers have been linked with a move for the 18-year-old Colombian, who has unsurprisingly been compared to current Ibrox striker Alfredo Morelos.

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Now, Alegria has spoken out on the potential deal, and he has revealed that a deal is close. He said:

“Together with my family, we are studying and finalising details to transfer me to Rangers – a great team who are the best in Scotland and highly recognised in European football.

“As a striker, I believe to match the achievements of players like Radamel Falcao and Duvan Zapata – players I admire for everything they have done in Europe – I will need to work very hard.

“Someday I would like to talk to them so they can share their experiences of being great scorers both in Europe and in the Colombian national team.”

Planning for the future

There is no doubt that Alegria is a confident young player – to already be aiming to reach the same level as the likes of Falcao and Zupata shows that he has great faith in himself.

The similarities to Morelos are pretty obvious – the two are compatriots, of course, and just like the Gers striker, Alegria’s first club in Europe is a Finnish one.

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Morelos has been linked with a move away from Ibrox over the past few months – he was even said to have agreed personal terms with Lille – and it is surely only a matter of time before he does depart for pastures new.

Alegria, with four goals in ten matches so far this term, still has some way to go to reach the quality of Morelos. If he does, though, then the Gers could be signing their replacement for their 24-year-old.

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