A reputable French football news website has given a major update regarding the transfer plans of Ligue 1 side Lille this summer – and it’s good news for Rangers fans.

Ligue 1 side Lille have reportedly been tailing Colombian firebrand Alfredo Morelos and have already seen a £16.25m bid booted out with the Gers holding out for £20m [Daily Mail].

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Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos is back amongst the goals after being unsettled by interest from Lille. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

But despite murmurs that the French side could relaunch their interest in the striker amid several mega-money moves out the club, Get French Football News Now have claimed this won’t be the case.

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At least as things stand.

The reputable French media site is claiming that the Ligue 1 outfit have “no major incoming planned” in news that will be music to the ears of Rangers fans.


Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos had a stumbling start to the season amid the reported interest from Lille with the links said to have turned the player’s head.


But after being dropped from the matchday squad for the visit of Kilmarnock in late August, Morelos has worked his way back into the side and has put in a trio of impressive performances in recent weeks.

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Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has repeatedly been linked with a move away from Ibrox during his three and a bit years at the club. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

The striker has three goals in his last three games, sending everyone at the club a reminder of who the main man in royal blue is up top.

Let’s hope he keeps doing that all the way to the end of this season at the very least.

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