Rangers-linked attacker set to complete £4m move as Gers look elsewhere
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Rangers-linked attacker set to complete £4m move as Gers look elsewhere

Rangers-linked Nigeria winger Akinkunmi Amoo looks set to complete a £4m move to FC Copenhagen as the Ibrox side look elsewhere.

The Gers have brought in Manchester United talent Amad Diallo for the remainder of the season with the 19-year-old one of the highest-rated prospects in the game.

But before the Ibrox side pounced on the Ivorian international, Hammarby talent Akinkunmi Amoo was one of a series of names linked to the club.

Amoo, 19, is an explosive and diminutive winger and has been on impressive form in Sweden with the Nigerian extensively linked alongside Danish winger Andreas Skov Olsen.

As Skov Olsen moves to Club Brugge, the Danes have now reportedly set their sights on Akinkunmi Amoo with reports emerging of an imminent move to FC Copenhagen.

According to Danish outlet Tipsbladet, it is a “matter of time” before the Nigerian joins the Danish club but there is some conjecture regarding how much Copenhagen will play.

Rangers have been mentioned alongside Akinkunmi Amoo across Europe over the last few months but the links may well originate from those Patrick Caskie scouting reports, which had no official connection to Ibrox.

Rangers-linked Akinkunmi Amoo set for FC Copenhagen move

Transfer fee reports rangers from between 32m Danish Kroner (€4.3m, £3.5m) and 36m Danish Kroner (€4.8m, £4m) but whatever the case Hammarby are set to bank a record fee for the winger.

The Allsvenskan club’s previous transfer record involves Odilon Kossonou, who moved to Club Brugge for around £3.5m.

To give an inclination into the value that can be found in this division, Ivorian defender Kossonou eventually broke the Club Brugge transfer record by leaving for Bayer Leverkusen in a £24.6m deal [Forbes].

Akinkunmi Amoo has played 48 games for Hammarby, netting 13 goals and laying on six assists from the right wing.

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It’s an exciting move for FC Copenhagen but Rangers fan attentions will quickly turn to Man United kid Amad Diallo and what he can offer the team.

After signing for the Gers this week, the Old Trafford kid got his Rangers career off to a positive start and has already earned his own song from the Gers support.