More information has come to light regarding a reported link-up between Rangers and Bosnian outfit Zeljeznicar after the story was debunked by leading fan media.
The story has been updated to explain that Rangers actually knocked back proposals of a link-up as the Gers continue to strike partnerships with other clubs across the globe.
Sarajevo-based Zeljeznicar had hoped to benefit from the coaching expertise and exposure as part of the deal with Rangers getting a look at the club’s best young Bosnian talent.
For a club that has produced the likes of legendary Bosnia captain and AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko and İstanbul Başakşehir winger Edin Višća that’s not exactly a bad prospect.
But now the news is leading with the angle that Rangers have knocked back the link-up for reasons which remain unclear.
Leading Rangers fan media Heart & Hand also confirmed that talks had taken place between the two clubs and claims it’s “nobody’s fault” the deal never came to fruition.
Rangers have struck a range of commercial partnerships over the last 18 months with commercial director James Bisgrove a huge influence in the background at Ibrox.
These include link-ups with other football clubs including Indian Super League side Bengaluru FC, United Soccer League outfit Orange County SC, and German giants Hamburger SV.
Meanwhile, one agreement the club has actually struck has been gathering the attention of supporters after a leading player gave his two cents on the move.