Outgoing Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill is hoping for a reunion in the English Championship with Rangers player Jordan Jones, according to the Daily Record.
The Ulster wide man is being linked with a move to Stoke City as well as a return to Jonathon Woodgate’s Middlesbrough, for whom Jones came through the Academy.
The Record report also backs up earlier claims that former Celtic boss Tony Mowbray wants the five-cap winger at Blackburn Rovers [Herald].
Jones hasn’t been seen for Rangers since injuring himself in a challenge on Celtic full-back Patrick Bauer in the 2-0 defeat at Ibrox in September.
The winger saw red for the tackle and undoubtedly came off worse for wear between the two, resulting in a more than three-month lay-off.
It stifled Jones’ positive start to life at Ibrox and the winger will be determined to break back into the squad ahead of the second half of the campaign.
Whilst Rangers fans saw flashes of what the Northern Irishman can bring to the table, Jones will be determined to make a proper impression on the support in the coming months.
Signing a four-year pre-contract deal last January with his contract running down at Kilmarnock, there is still plenty of time for the 25-year-old to impress at Rangers.
This continuing transfer interest also shows the level of talent Rangers have at the club, with Jones considered a squad player and teams down south vying for his signature.