Scottish Premiership ace set to snub Ibrox move after talks - report
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Kilmarnock goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann set to snub Rangers - report

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.

Bachmann, 24, has been on solid form for Kilmarnock this season. (photo by Vagelis Georgariou/Action Plus via Getty Images)

“I’ve enjoyed my time with Kilmarnock a great deal, but it’ll be over in a few weeks,” said Bachmann, as quoted by the Scottish Sun.
“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.

Allan McGregor is the current number one at Ibrox. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Jak Alnwick,
who has been superb on-loan at Scunthorpe, is also likely to be moved on. That leaves McGregor, young Robby McCrorie and reserve goalie Andy Firth at the club. Are Rangers likely to strengthen in this position?
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.

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