Rangers are interested in snapping up Dujon Sterling as Michael Beale eyes up another player from his Chelsea days.

That is according to a report from The Scottish Sun, who claim that Rangers are looking to bring Sterling to Ibrox.

It’s stated that Sterling’s contract at Chelsea expires this summer and he can move on for free.

Sterling has spent the season on loan at Stoke City, with boss Alex Neil keen to sign the right back permanently.

Sterling, 23, is a very different type of right back to James Tavernier.

Whilst Tavernier is known for his attacking abilities, Sterling is a more defensive option.

Strong and quick, Sterling is known for his one-v-one defending and was even tested as a right-sided centre back in a three-man defence for Stoke on Monday.

That’s a very different profile to Tavernier but would help Rangers build out a proper squad with quality depth under Beale.

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Michael Beale and Dujon Sterling go way back

The report notes that Rangers boss Beale worked with Sterling at Chelsea, helping develop him in the Blues youth ranks.

Beale has referenced previously that he may want to sign players he has history with and Sterling fits the bill.

The same went for Jonathan Panzo, who has also been linked with a move to Rangers ahead of the summer window.

The London Evening Standard reported that Beale even wanted to bring Sterling to Queens Park Rangers last summer as he targeted a reunion in West London.

Fast forward nearly a year and Beale wants Sterling again, this time seeking to bring him to Glasgow.

A free transfer could be an absolute bargain for Rangers and Beale will be hoping the potential reunion can help beat Stoke to a deal.

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