French club line up £15m move for prolific Rangers star

Share

Lille eyeing £15m move for Rangers star Alfredo Morelos

According to a report from the Daily Mail (h/t Glasgow Live), Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos is on the radar of Ligue 1 outfit Lille.

The French heavyweights are willing to make an offer of around £15m for the Colombian international, who enjoyed another prolific season for Rangers in 2019/20.

Alfredo Morelos is arguably the best striker in the Scottish Premiership. (Getty Images)

Alfredo Morelos at Rangers: Five things you need to know…

  • Morelos signed for Rangers from HJK Helsinki in 2017.
  • The Colombian has scored 77 goals in 137 matches for the Gers, while assisting 29 more.
  • He enjoyed a sensational 2019/20 campaign, netting 29 goals in 46 matches.
  • Morelos has been capped six times by the Colombian national team.
  • The 24-year-old signed a new contract with Rangers in March last year, extending his stay at Ibrox until 2023.

Morelos has been Rangers’ best player in the past couple of seasons. This has led to interest from a number of clubs across Europe. And Lille are the latest team to eye a swoop for the striker. (h/t Glasgow Live)

The Ligue 1 giants are set to lose Victor Osimhen, who is closing in on a £60m transfer to Napoli. They are planning to use those funds to land Morelos, with a £15m move believed to be in the works. (h/t Glasgow Live)

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard

Apart from Lille, Morelos has also garnered interest from the likes of AC Milan, Bologna and Napoli. (h/t Glasgow Live)

Also Read:

Rangers are currently short of options in the centre-forward department after Jermain Defoe picked up an injury in a friendly against Motherwell.

Given how important Morelos is to the team, losing him this summer would be a bitter blow as Steven Gerrard & co. try to dislodge rivals Celtic from their perch. But given the interest that he is generating, it remains to be seen if Rangers manage to hold onto their talismanic striker.

Raghavendra Goudar

Recent Posts

Rangers join Premier League giants in the race for 19-year-old rising starlet

Rangers to battle Tottenham for Kyle Joseph According to The Sun (h/t The Scotsman), Rangers have joined Premier League side…

1 week ago

The Benefits of Football Betting Online

If you are thinking about doing your football betting Singapore online there are numerous sites that you can do this…

1 week ago

Rangers set to rival Celtic for the signing of 21-year-old League One ace

Rangers set to battle Celtic for Charlton Athletic starlet Alfie Doughty According to The Athletic (subscription required), Scottish giants Rangers…

3 weeks ago

Celtic’s stance on the future of 22-year-old star revealed amidst Serie A interest

Celtic will reject AC Milan advances for Odsonne Edouard in January According to the Daily Record, Scottish champions Celtic will…

3 weeks ago

Middlesbrough remain interested in signing 31-year-old Everton outcast

Middlesbrough interested in Everton winger Yannick Bolasie According to the Northern Echo, EFL Championship outfit Middlesbrough remain interested in signing…

3 weeks ago

What Players Could Make an MLS – EPL Jump?

Soccer fans aren’t short on competitive leagues. As the world’s most popular sport, there’s quality talent to be found stepping…

3 weeks ago