Rangers manager Michael Beale has hinted the club could yet make a marquee transfer this summer.

Speaking ahead of the Champions League Playoff with PSV Eindhoven, the Rangers boss also claimed that the club has spent £14m since he returned to Glasgow.

Rangers have signed eleven players since former Ibrox assistant Michael Beale made the switch back to Govan from QPR last November.

The Ibrox gaffer has previously refuted “inflated” transfer reports which have pointed to an even bigger spend and provided some details on the situation here.

For example, widespread reporting has suggested Rangers paid over £4m to sign midfield trio Nicolas Raskin, Jose Cifuentes and Todd Cantwell.

Michael Beale has explained that the actual figure is half of that.

Fielding questions on any potential incomings as the transfer window enters its final phase, the Rangers boss claimed that the club will only move for a starter who could potentially improve the first XI.

Michael Beale also claimed that transfers were more likely out of Rangers as he looks to trim his squad.

Michael Beale hints Rangers transfer business not done

“Well there’s likely to be more outs than ins just because of the size of the squad,” Michael Beale said ahead of the Champions League Playoff with PSV.

“I think the board have invested well from January down. What is it, £13m, £14m from January down on eleven players?

“When you say eleven players it doesn’t sound like a lot but then you obviously consider the price of three or four.

“I think in the transfer market so far we’ve done extremely well.

“If you think of Raskin, Cifuentes and Cantwell costing a combined £2m, there’s good business been done by this club.

“Butland on a free transfer, Dowell, Sterling. So the money’s been spent in the front areas, but we did lose five or six players in that area.

“Maybe one or two out. If we can get one in that I think is going to make the starting team stronger that’ll be great.

“But I don’t think that’s going to depend too much on what happens in these two games (v PSV).

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Rangers fans will now debate over which position Michael Beale is looking to resolve, with a centre-back and winger both at the centre of reports.

The Gers boss has previously admitted the club is yet to replace the influence of Ryan Kent, whilst the centre of defence is an area of huge debate amongst fans.

As far as outgoings are concerned, there remains serious questions over the Ibrox futures of four first-team Rangers stars in particular.

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