Rangers have been linked with a move for Israeli star Dolev Haziza after reports cropped up in Israeli media before those links appeared across the Scottish press this afternoon.

Whilst the story has been covered extensively by the media in Scotland few have been quick to attach a genuine source to the link, which claims Haziza’s agent Adam Kidan has links to Rangers sporting director Ross Wilson.

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Israelie international Dolev Haziza of Maccabi Haifa has been linked with a move to Rangers. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

However, they appear to have been taken from an article on Maariv.co.il which links the 25-year-old Maccabi Haifa midfielder to Ibrox.

That story also suggests that Haziza was a target for Celtic’s early-season Euro conquerors Ferencvaros before interest from the would-be Champions League side failed to materialise.

That in-depth story discusses the player’s injury history and his role in Maccabi Haifa’s rise to the top of Israeli Premier League, which includes a player of the month award for January.

It talks about Haziza’s early career and his development this season, the midfielder’s return of seven goals and five assists from midfield in 23 games admirable no matter the level.

Those links to Wilson also appear to concern the Rangers sporting director’s history with Southampton, who, according to the article, signed numerous youth players linked to Kidan.

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Rangers sporting director Ross Wilson has been linked to the player via the Israeli media. (Photo by Craig Foy/SNS Group via Getty Images)

The story is interesting considering that Haziza only has a year left to run on his current deal after this season with those reports in Scotland suggesting he’s available for £1m this summer [Scottish Sun].

Rangers have already signed one midfielder heading into next season, with the Gers securing a pre-contract deal for a 21-year-old currently plying his trade in the Championship.

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