Rangers director of football opens up on potential arrival as Gers squad train in Tenerife
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Mark Allen gives update on potential new signing as Rangers look to strengthen

Rangers director of football Mark Allen has confirmed the Gers are taking another look at US international Matt Polster.
The Chicago Fire star spent time on trial at Ibrox in December and has linked up with the squad again this week.

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Polster’s Fire contract ended last month and the midfielder is free to move on.
Allen revealed that they were assessing Polster closely before deciding whether to offer a contract.

“It is one where this has to be a meeting of minds for everyone, it is not one way traffic,” Allen told the Daily Record.

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“He has to look at it and say is Rangers for him and he have to say is he for Rangers. This week is just a further assessment before we make a decision.”
Despite missing much of last season injured, Polster was a key player for Chicago under Veljko Paunovic.
The Men in Red want to keep Polster in Chicago but joining Steven Gerrard in Glasgow may prove too appealing.
Polster’s versatlity could count massively in his favour with the American comfortable at right-back or in midfield.

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Although he only has one cap for the United States, there shouldn’t be any massive issues with getting a work permit sorted if a deal is offered.

Since being drafted by Chicago in 2015, Polster has made 91 appearances and reached the 2017 playoffs.
As Polster is a free agent, there’s no need for a deal to be done before the transfer window closes.
The American would be a smart addition to the squad and offer some more depth in a variety of roles.
It remains to be seen if a deal will be tabled but certainly seems likely.

Returning for a second stint on trial shows he’s obviously impressed and warranted another look.


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