Scotland international Lyndon Dykes has spoken about a potential move to Rangers last year amd admits that there was a “lot of interest” before QPR lured him south of the border from Livingston.

Dykes was regularly mentioned as a Rangers target over the summer before making the move to London and insists that he just kept his head down.

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Dykes has burst to prominence over the last 18 months(Photo by Lukas Kabon/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

The former Livi star confessed that is move to the Championship has been “life-changing” as he admitted his pride at helping the Lions and Queen of the South out financially during the pandemic.

Dykes praised Livi duo Gary Holt and David Martindale for the way they handled the speculation around him as he opened up on a links to Rangers and Celtic after his rise to prominence.

“It gets mad when people start talking but I just put my head down and tried not to focus on it,” Dykes said [Not The Old Firm].

 

“I was enjoying playing for Livi as the whole club is great – I didn’t think too much about it all. There was a lot of interest floating about at the time and other things popped up. Some things fell through and then QPR got in touch.

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“Things went quickly after that, there’s a lot of backroom activity that people don’t see. I was delighted and buzzing to get there, Livingston were amazing with it. David Martindale and Gary Holt were great with me.

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The striker was constantly linked with a move to Rangers (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

“It is life-changing and it helped Livi a lot which is great because they deserved it. Queen of the South profited too so it helped Scottish football with the pandemic.”

Rangers could be set to bring another SPFL forward to Ibrox, with a rival manager confirming that the Gers have made an approach for one of his players.

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