Rangers move for Harry Souttar is one that seemed unlikely to start with but now one that could be a deadline day bonus.

If the Champions League exit to PSV Eindhoven showed, it’s that Michael Beale’s side can still be soft centred at set pieces and it’s an issue that needs to be rectified.

Writing on Patreon, The 4th Official has claimed that Rangers are still pursuing a deal for Harry Souttar but that it could rest on one factor.

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There are already four senior centre halves plus Leon King and Johnly Yfeko, do we really need another and one that would only be coming in on loan?

A question that T4O answers:

“Rangers still want to offload Ben Davies but it seems the player is definitely not keen.

And according to a couple of my sources, that’s the reason the deal with Harry Souttar is hanging in the balance.”

It makes sense.

Rangers hit Harry Souttar road block on deadline day

Why would Rangers bring in Harry Souttar given the numbers that are already in situ?

Soutter, as a Rangers fan, would clearly love a spell alongside his brother, regardless of for how long for.

His current playing time will also influence his decision to move from Leicester City.

With the clubs and the player all keen to make the move, it’s frustrating that Ben Davies could block the deal before it has even got off the ground.

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He hasn’t been anywhere near as bad as some observers have made out but he is also clearly not fancied by Michael Beale.

He won’t be short of offers and, if the price is right, he could make an awful lot of people happy should he decide to go.

The only question is, has he left it too late?

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