Reliable journo contradicts transfer claims around 'in demand' Rangers star
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Reliable journo contradicts transfer claims around 'in demand' Rangers star

Rangers defender Borna Barisic doesn’t appear to be heading for the Ibrox exit door just yet, despite reports linking him with a summer transfer to Turkish side Trabsonzpor.

Barisic was linked with a move to the Turkish champions earlier this week, while Roma have also been credited with an interest in the Croatian international left-back.

However, according to the Rangers Review’s Joshua Barrie, there has been ‘no contact or confirmed interest’ from any other club so far this summer.

Barisic has been with his national team as the UEFA Nations League gets underway with many fans expecting him to move on this summer.

After battling with Calvin Bassey for a place in Gio van Bronckhorst’s starting XI, it’ll be interesting to see where Barisic ends up when the transfer window closes.

Barisic’s Rangers future looks ropey despite lack of solid transfer interest

With the emergence of Calvin Bassey and Barisic’s own form taking a major dip, few would be surprised if the Croatian was to move on this summer.

Despite there being no real concrete interest so far, his long-term future at the club looks ropey – particularly if Rangers can get a good fee for him.

However, there’s still a chance Barisic sticks it out and remains at Ibrox beyond the transfer window closing in September.

If that happens, he’ll really need to up his game after an indifferent campaign last season saw him lose his place in the side to Bassey.

Barisic has made 155 appearances for Rangers, scoring seven goals and contributing 35 assists since joining the Light Blues from NK Osijek.

As the defender heads towards his 30th birthday later this year, that could also influence Rangers’ decision to cash in this summer and allow Gio van Bronckhorst to strengthen his side elsewhere.

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