Prospective new Rangers signing Filip Helander will undergo his Ibrox medical today, according to the Scottish Sun.

The 6ft4 Swedish centre back is set to sign on at Rangers in a £3.5m deal from current club Bologna in Serie A.

The move, originally quoted at £4.2m, would represent Rangers biggest outlay of the transfer window and the club’s biggest since signing fellow centre half Connor Goldson last season.

Filip Helander travelled with the Sweden squad to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (Photo by Stuart Franklin – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Helander, 26, is a full Swedish international who has started the last four games for the Scandinavian country.

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The towering former Malmo defender has ten caps for the Blue and Yellow in total.

Helander, who has also played for Hellas Verona in Italy, has played over 80 games in the Italian top flight



Steven Gerrard has spoken about the need for Rangers to invest in quality previously, with the big defender acting as the missing piece of the puzzle in defence.

A left-sided centre half, Helander joins Connor Goldson, Nikola Katic and George Edmundson as the defensive options at the club.

Now, the player looks set to undergo his medical with Rangers after agreeing personal terms on a deal.

The big defender has spent the last three seasons at Bologna. (Photo by Mario Carlini / Iguana Press/Getty Images)

A towering, commanding presence at the back, his signature sends out a statement about Rangers’ title intentions to the rest of the league.

It’s a prospective signing which certainly has Rangers fans excited.

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