Rangers have already gone big this summer on new signings, and they aren’t stopping just yet.
The Glaswegian side have made a plethora of signings already with transfer window yet to officially open for another few weeks, and one name who has been long rumoured with a move to Scotland is Oldham Athletic defender George Edmundson.
The 21-year-old defender was subject to a reported bid last week, and now according to the Daily Record, the centre-back has handed in a transfer request which could all but see the youngster head north of the border.
The report also indicates that Rangers could have to spend up to £1 million on the defender, and although it might seem like a pricey fee for a player who plays in the English fourth-tier, Steven Gerrard has to bite the bullet and pay the money upfront to get Edmundson.
In the short-term, it will be a small financial problem as it could mean Rangers might not be able to sign a player to a few hundred thousand, but the long-term effects of Edmundson signing for the club greatly outweigh what happens in the next few months.
The defender has the skillset and mentality to thrive at Rangers, playing with a maturity well beyond his years and adding a calming presence to the Gers backline, and if Edmundson is to progress well with the Scottish side, it could mean big financial gains in the future.
£1 million is a bit too much for a defender in League Two, but what Rangers gain from Edmundson will all but benefit the club in the long-term.
Rangers fans, will Edmundson be a good signing? Let us know!
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