Atletico Madrid could solve an Old Firm transfer conundrum after a report claimed they’re considering offering Rodrigo Riquelme to Rangers as part of any move for Alfredo Morelos.

Both Rangers and Celtic have been linked to signing talented youngster Riquelme, who impressed during Atleti’s 4-0 UEFA Youth League victory over Rangers.

Atletico have also been linked with making a move for firebrand striker Alfredo Morelos with Diego Simeone’s side struggling for goals this season.

19-year-old winger Riquelme has already played for the Atletico first team. (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

According to La Razon, Riquelme could be urged to join Rangers are part of the deal for Morelos, with the talented Spanish youngster’s contract expiring in the summer.

Atletico Madrid were linked with a move for Morelos with a bid of up to £15m being considered [Diario AS] by the Spanish giants.

With Riquelme’s contract expiring at the end of the season, reports in Spain suggested both Rangers and Celtic were monitoring the youngster’s situation [Marca].

The suggestion that Atletico could offer Riquelme to sweeten any deal for Rangers talisman Morelos is an interesting proposition.

Alfredo Morelos has been off the boil since Rangers returned to action in 2020. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Colombian striker Morelos, 23, has looked decidedly off the boil ever since returning from the winter break, scoring once since Boxing Day.

A run-in with Rangers boss Steven Gerrard over his late arrival back in the UK from a trip home to Colombia also saw the striker forced to apologise to the club, his teammates and the fans as a result.

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