On-loan Kilmarnock goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann has revealed he set to snub a move to Ibrox in favour of fighting for his place at Watford.
The big Austrian goalkeeper has had an impressive campaign for Steve Clarke’s Kilmarnock. His loan spell is coming to an end at the end of the season and there’s been no shortage of suitors for the big goalkeeper.
But Bachmann is set to resist it all to fight for Ben Foster’s place at Watford in the coming campaign.
“There have been talks with Rangers, although no firm offers and two German clubs have also shown interest in me.
“My priority will be to compete for a place at Watford next season.
“Ben Foster has had a great campaign and he’ll be first choice in pre-season. But I’m convinced I have a chance.
“He is not getting any younger and he’s not faced any real competition this season.”
Are Rangers targeting a goalkeeper?
The goalkeeper wouldn’t be likely to dislodge iconic Rangers shot-stopper, Allan McGregor. But with the Rangers legend now 37, he won’t be around forever.
Interest in Bachmann shows that Rangers are clearly on the hunt for another goalkeeper. Current reserve goalkeeper Wes Foderingham could yet leave in search of first team action next season.
It’s not the first time Bachmann has spoke of the interest either. The big Austrian told local news outlet LAOLA 1 that the Gers were interested in him at the start of April.