Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is in hot pursuit of Milad Mohammadi at Ibrox but should be ready for strong contention from Celtic.
According to a report in The Scottish Sun earlier this week, the Gers are keeping a close watch on the Iranian defender and could make a move for him this summer.
The 24-year-old plays as a left-back for Russian outfit Akhmat Grozny, but he can be used as a winger, wing-back, or right-back.
The report further stated that Rangers would have to cough up a fee in the region of £2 million to sign him.
Getting the work permit shouldn’t be a problem as Mohammadi now has 21 caps to his name, two of which came as a substitute in games at the World Cup this summer.
Rangers could be challenged by their Old Firm rivals Celtic. The Scottish Sun has now reported that the Bhoys have also indicated an interest in the player.
Celtic are financially buoyant than Rangers, and it wouldn’t be a problem for them to dish out £2m reportedly needed to sign Mohammadi.
The Ibrox club must be quick on their feet and make a quick move for the defender if they are indeed serious. Gerrard has stressed the need to sign a defender, but he would be a smart signing for the club.
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