Reports coming out of Turkey are claiming that Celtic have agreed a fee of £7.2m for Trabzonspor striker Caleb Ekuban after reports previously linked the player to Rangers.

Both Haber Turk and Sporx are reporting that Celtic have agreed a fee with the Turkish outfit with the former claiming that the fee begins at £7.2m and could rise with bonuses.

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Celtic have reportedly agreed on a £7.2m fee for Rangers linked Trabzonspor striker Caleb Ekuban. (Photo by Mustafa Ciftci/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Rangers were linked to the striker back in April by reports in Turkey [Karar] which valued the player at £8m (€10m).

Fotospor also linked the striker to Rangers back in March.

According to those reports coming out of Turkey this week, Ekuban will travel to Scotland to undergo a medical with our Old Firm rivals in the coming days.

Rangers were linked to a host of strikers ahead of the new campaign but have settled on signing Anderlecht forward Kemar Roofe and FC St. Gallen striker Cedric Itten.

The forward duo signed for Steven Gerrard’s side on the same day with conflicting reports suggesting the deals cost Rangers anywhere between £6m and £9m.

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Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has been the subject of much talk about his Ibrox future amid interest from Ligue 1 Lille. (Photo by Willie Vass/Pool via Getty Images)

Rangers’ main forward Alfredo Morelos has also reportedly “formally requested” to leave Ibrox after an £18m bid from Ligue 1 side Lille.

It remains to be seen if Rangers would move for another striking option should Morelos move on from the club.

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