Rangers linked to Premiership rival as ‘target’ makes English admission
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Rangers linked to Premiership rival as ‘target’ makes English admission

Dundee United keeper Benjamin Siegrist is reportedly being eyed by Rangers in a pre-contract move – as fellow goalkeeping target Sam Johnstone admits he’s eyeing the Premier League.

Rangers have been linked to a host of goalkeepers ahead of next season as the Ibrox side potentially prepare for life without iconic stopper Allan McGregor.

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Ibrox back-up and Scotland international Jon McLaughlin will also see his contract expire at the end of the season and is yet to sign a new deal at Rangers.

Swiss international Benjamin Siegrist, 29, is widely regarded as one of the best goalies in the Scottish Premiership and Rangers have been linked by the Daily Mail.

But according to that report Rangers won’t have competition to seek for the goalie’s signature with Premier League Southampton also interested alongside clubs in Germany, France and Belgium.

Benjamin Siegrist not the only keeper linked to Rangers

Benjamin Siegrist isn’t the only Scottish Premiership goalkeeper being linked to Rangers either, with St Johnstone stopper Zander Clark another routinely linked with a pre-contract move to Ibrox.

Outside of Scotland too names continue to be linked, with one of the most prominent surrounding West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.

Rangers were linked in December alongside the likes of Premier League outfits Tottenham, West Ham and Newcastle with the player’s contract expiring come the end of the season.

However, Sam Johnstone himself has now been clear that he’s eyeing a return to the English Premier League come the end of the season.

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“There was a lot of talk in the summer. It (a transfer) just didn’t happen and we are focused on doing our best to get promoted back up this year. That is the only aim,” said Johnstone [Metro].

“I see the speculation and there’s nothing I can do about it. It’s out of my control but I want to be back playing in the Premier League.”

Be it Benjamin Siegrist or otherwise, Rangers certainly look to be on the hunt for a new goalkeeper ahead of next season so watch this space.

Meanwhile, one frozen-out Rangers star could be on the move this month as an ex-Premier League “admirer” reportedly prepares an approach.

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