Fabrizio Romano claims Israel wonderkid and Maccabi Tel-Aviv talent Oscar Gloukh is readying a switch to RB Salzburg amid high profile links to the likes of Rangers.

The renowned transfer journalist has claimed that the 18-year-old talent will now head to Austria after much debate regarding the kid’s future in Israel.

Fabrizio Romano claims that talks between all parties are “very advanced” and that could see Oscar Gloukh move to RB Salzburg in this window.

It might come as a disappointment to some Rangers fans but given the number and names of the clubs involved it will come as no real surprise.

Rangers were first linked with a move for Oscar Gloukh during the Israel-based U17s European Championships, where the kid stole the show and fired the nation to the final.

But after also impressing on club duties with Maccabi Tel-Aviv, the player was also said to be interesting the likes of Borussia Dortmund, Ajax and Tottenham Hotspur.

Oscar Gloukh to RB Salzburg?

However, now it appears to be RB Salzburg who’ve won the Oscar Gloukh race and the Red Bull funded club have proven an able feeder side to the big leagues in recent seasons.

Erling Haaland, Takumi Minamino, Sadio Mane, Kevin Kampl, Dayot Upamecano and Naby Keita have all played for the club and all turned out at the top level afterwards.

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The move will be considered something of a coup for RB Salzburg should it go through and it shows that Rangers still have some distance to go to be able to compete at this level for transfers.

But the Austrian club’s model is one to aspire to and let’s hope that Rangers can get it right with transfers and the Champions League over the next few seasons and start luring the next Oscar Gloukh to Ibrox.

Meanwhile, here’s what Todd Cantwell said on social media after move to Ibrox.

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