Report: Rangers 'monitoring' 28-year-old player, they could land him for nothing in a few months
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Rangers and Premier League club 'monitoring' experienced player - report

Rangers and Premier League club Norwich City are monitoring Schalke goalkeeper Martin Fraisl, according to the Daily Mail.

Fraisl only joined Schalke at the start of the season after a spell at ADO den Haag, but he could be on the move again in a few months.

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He only signed a one-year deal at the German second-tier club and with no extension offered as yet, he’s set to become a free agent at the end of the season.

The Daily Mail reports that both Rangers and the Canaries are looking for an experienced keeper on the cheap and believe that Fraisl may fit the bill.

The report adds that a number of other unnamed clubs across Europe have also identified the Austrian as a possible future addition.

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Would Fraisl be a good fit for Rangers?

At 28, Fraisl is a decent age and has over 180 senior appearances under his belt.

He’s established himself as a regular starter at Schalke in recent months, playing 14 league matches in a row and keeping five clean sheets.

He hasn’t played a lot of football at a really high level, though, so the pressure at Rangers would be a big step up, as would Champions League or Europa League football.

A move for Fraisl would only make sense if 40-year-old Allan McGregor hangs up his gloves at the end of the season, a decision that looks likely but is yet to be confirmed.

Current no.2 Jon McLaughlin recently signed a contract extension, but backup keeper Andy Firth is likely to soon be heading for pastures new as his current deal is up at the end of the season.

Meanwhile, a Rangers player has streaked clear of Monaco, Frankfurt and Olympiacos stars in a UEFA poll.

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