Rangers winger Ryan Kent may not have already agreed a pre-contract move to Fenerbahce, despite conflicting claims coming out of Turkey suggesting that he has.

Football Insider are reporting that any suggestion Ryan Kent has already agreed a move to Fenerbahce are wide of the mark, even if there is interest from Turkey.

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This comes after reports in the country had claimed that Fenerbahce had won the race to sign the 26-year-old, who is coming to the end of a five-year stint in Glasgow.

Turkish journalist Yabiz Sabuncuoglu – who works for Sports Digitale in the country – had previously claimed that “Fenerbahce reached an agreement with Ryan Kent” via Twitter.

The FI report backs up earlier claims that the likes of Burnley are interested in Kent, and also suggests there are offers on the table from at least one other English club.

There have also been Kent links to the likes of Club Brugge, who were said to be interested in the ex-Liverpool winger before he moved to Ibrox permanently in 2019.

The Gers initially took the winger on loan from the Premier League giants before splashing a reported £7m to bring Kent to Rangers on a four-year deal.

The fact that such a substantial investment is about to leave for nothing, and in the middle of a run of drastically poor form, is a shocking indictment of the club’s squad management in recent seasons.

While Rangers fans are accepting perhaps a move is best for everyone involved when it comes to Kent, the fact the club was unable to cash in on the winger and effectively rebuild the squad remains a massive bugbear.

Rangers might have resisted interest in order for their talented winger to drive them to 55 and a Europa League Final, but his three goals this season is evidence his energy at Ibrox has evaporated.

Attentions turn elsewhere

While there is clearly some conflict in the reporting of Fenerbahce’s possible interest in Kent, the link is an interesting one and will have a few fans scratching their head.

At best, the move appears a sideways step and, with most banking on Kent moving to the Premier League, something tells us a switch to Turkey is unlikely.

Rangers have already reportedly been eyeing a replacement in the shape of Honduran winger Luis Palma, while the Malik Tillman deal has shades of how Rangers eventually secured Kent.

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