Rangers have made contact with Bournemouth to bring defender Jack Simpson and midfielder Nnamdi Ofoborh, according to Sky Sports’ Mark McAdam [Twitter].

Simpson is out of contract at Bournemouth at the end of the season and Cardiff City had a 750k bid accepted for him last week so it appears Rangers could be looking to bring him in immediately.

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Nnamdi Ofoborh  Championship match between Coventry City and Bournemouth (Photo by Robin Jones – AFC Bournemouth/AFC Bournemouth via Getty Images)

The England youth international has made nine appearances in the Championship this season and has has Premier League experience, with Gerrard said to be a “long-time admirer” of the defender.

Ofoborh has managed just three appearances this season and has a contract at the club until the summer, and there’s no word on whether any move for him would be on a permanent basis or a loan until the end of the season.

Signing Simpson would almost certainly finish George Edmundson’s career at Rangers and would be the clearest sign yet that the former Oldham ace is heading out of the exit sooner rather than later.

The 24-year-old has one under-21 cap for the Three Lions but looks as though his days with the Cherries are numbered as his contract comes to an end.

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BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – JANUARY 16: Jack Simpson  during warm-up before the Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Luton Town(Photo by Robin Jones – AFC Bournemouth/AFC Bournemouth via Getty Images)

Ofoborh seems an odd one though with the midfielder unlikely to force his way into the starting XI at Ibrox – even with the likes of Scott Arfield on the sidelines.

So far the Gers have rejected three high-profile links in this window as the Ibrox club look to clamp down on falsified transfer reports in the media.

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