Rangers linked with £5m move for Ghana international striker
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Rangers linked with £5m move for Ghana international striker

Rangers have been linked with a £5m January move for Ghana international and Bristol City striker Antoine Semenyo according to reports coming out of the African country.

The Gers are said to be considering a January swoop for the 22-year-old forward, who has reportedly been a long-term target of Old Firm rivals Celtic.

This is according to Sports World Ghana, who are claiming that Rangers will still need to stump up even though Antoine Semenyo is out of contract in the summer.

According to the report, Bristol City plan on selling Semenyo in January with the club already having made provisions to sign a replacement.

Rangers linked to Bristol City striker Antoine Semenyo

The transfer fee reportedly attached to any Rangers interest in Antoine Semenyo will be of particular interest to supporters with £5m a substantial amount for the Ibrox side to spend.

Particularly on a player who is available for nothing in a matter of months.

Rangers have had issues in the striker position this season and there could be some change up top in the coming months amid contract issues and injury problems.

Once-talismanic Colombian firebrand Alfredo Morelos has been something of an underwhelming benchwarmer this season and the player’s final Rangers campaign threatens to go out with a whimper.

Out of contract in the summer and out of sorts at Ibrox, there is every chance Alfie moves on for nothing and Rangers will have big hole to fill. Perhaps Antoine Semenyo can fill it.

Then there is striker Kemar Roofe who has been perennially injured ever since joining the club and has seen his entire season disrupted due to a series of problems.

A nice guy certainly and a top striker when fit, the ex-Leeds United man is quite simply unreliable and Rangers may be forced to find reinforcements elsewhere.

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Then there is summer signing Antonio Colak, who has stepped up to the plate with 14 goals amid issues with Morelos and Roofe, but who won’t be giving up his place in the team easily.

Bristol City striker Antoine Semenyo certainly poses an interesting option and the striker has four goals in 17 games this season, with the 22-year-old also playing three times for Ghana.

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