Rangers have been ambitiously linked to Iranian international full-back Milad Mohammadi to the tune of £6.3m (€7m) by reports in Belgium.

According to Het Nieuwsblad, the Ibrox side will rival Premier League new-boys Leeds United for the signature of the AA Gent full-back.

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Rangers are reportedly battling Leeds United for the signature of Iranian international Milad Mohammadi, who is said to be valued at £6.3m. (Photo by Matteo Cogliati/Soccrates/Getty Images)

Mohammadi, 26, signed the left-back from FC Grozny on a free transfer last season and he has gone on to impress in Belgium.

It’s not the first time the Ibrox club have been linked with a move for the Iranian international, with the Scottish Sun linking the player to both Rangers and Celtic back in 2018.

However, the claim that Rangers would consider a move of up to £6.3m does appear far-fetched when you consider the strength-in-depth the club have at left full-back.

Rangers have Croatia’s first-choice left-back Borna Barisic in the berth and it feels unlikely they’d shell out such a fee on someone who would not be the first choice.

The club also signed former Leicester City youth full-back Calvin Bassey in the summer as back-up to Borna and there are big hopes for the full-back in the future.

Rangers signed ex-Leicester City full-back Calvin Bassey in the summer. (Photo by Plumb Images/Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

However, should any interest be made concrete Milad Mohammadi would also be the club’s third foray into the Belgian market this season.

The club have already secured the permanent signing of Ianis Hagi from Genk whilst Rangers have just announced the signing of Kemar Roofe from Anderlecht.

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