Rangers made a combined £1.8m less from the transfers of Antonio Colak and Fashion Sakala than was initially reported, claims Chris Jack.

The reputable Scottish football journalist was writing as part of a major insight into the Ibrox club’s summer transfer window via the Rangers Review.

And in it Chris Jack explains that the transfers of both Antonio Colak and Fashion Sakala are quite substantially lower than the figures which were doing the rounds at the time.

Reports had initially claimed that Antonio Colak’s move to Serie B side Parma was said to be worth around £2.5m to the Ibrox club’s transfer coffers.

This would represent a ballpark £800k profit on the Croatian hitman, with Rangers’ new number 9 struggling to replace Colak’s 18 goals from last season.

However, the Chris Jack report claims that as Antonio Colak transfers to Italy, Rangers merely recouped the £1.7m they paid to bring the striker from PAOK last season.

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Chris Jack update on transfers of Antonio Colak and Fashion Sakala

Rangers manger Michael Beale also spoke candidly about relying on Zambian attacker Fashion Sakala this season but the player left for Saudi Arabian side Al-Fayha.

Whilst the 26-year-old forward had proven wasteful at times in Scotland, his chaotic forward play was a genuine asset and Rangers have a weaker squad without him.

Reports at the time claimed that Rangers recouped £4m for Fashion Jnr but now Chris Jack is claiming that fee is closer to £3m as he assesses the Ibrox club’s summer transfers.

Having started his Saudi Pro League career on blistering form, Fashion Sakala is once again proving his goalscoring talents as Rangers count the cost of losing his 12 strikes from last season.

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Out have gone a combined 30 goals for the Rangers team and so far the jury remains out on the player’s Michael Beale has signed to replace them.

With the Ibrox side’s board waiting on them to produce, Chris Jack has also suggested the success of Rangers’ summer transfers will determine if Michael Beale keeps his job.

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