Many Glasgow Rangers fans welcomed a transfer update from journalist Joe Crann on Amiens midfielder Bongani Zungu.
As per a report in The Scotsman, which was subsequently shared on Twitter via @YesWeCrann, the ‘Gers have been given the green light to commence talks with the 24-cap South Africa international and are likely to offer the 27-year-old a long-term deal at Ibrox.
Been told Rangers have tabled a long-term deal to Amiens’ Bongani Zungu after being given the go-ahead to open up personal talks.
— Joe Crann (@YesWeCrann) July 27, 2020
The report claimed that the Scottish side would have had to agree to pay approximately €4m (£3.6m) to persuade the Ligue 1 club to sell, with the advancement of the proposed deal into personal talks suggesting that Amiens have accepted the fee that the ‘Gers have apparently offered.
Are you confident that the 'Gers will sign Bongani Zungu?
Defensive midfielder Zungu scored once in 24 appearances for his current club in 2019/20, with match averages of 1.3 successful tackles, one successful aerial duel, 0.8 interceptions and 1.4 accurate long balls, with a passing success rate of 79.9% (as per WhoScored).
These ‘Gers fans on Twitter thoroughly enjoyed the update on the 24-year-old’s potential move to Ibrox, with one supporter describing the midfielder as “quality”:
Good stuff. https://t.co/VNeqS8enbO
— Curtis (@1872Curtis) July 27, 2020
they moved AFCON for 55 baby 🇿🇦🏆🇿🇦🏆 https://t.co/bsnEc0urbg
— Veolia Trophy Champions 2020 🇬🇧🇫🇷 (@NewcoNate) July 27, 2020
Come on. let’s go, hopefully it’s done in the next couple of days so he can get some training ahead of the start of the league
— Ryan 🇬🇧 (@Ryane1872) July 27, 2020
This guy is quality. Will play in first eleven.
— ianhart (@ianhart36239039) July 27, 2020
We are so minted !
— stevieg (@stevieglasgo) July 27, 2020
Hope this guy is the real deal and brings the dynamic attacking creativity our midfield badly requires 👍
— 🇬🇧Coplandbear🇬🇧 (@Coplandbear1872) July 27, 2020
‘Gers fans, how good a signing would Zungu be if the Ibrox club can get a deal completed? Join in the discussion by commenting below!
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