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Rangers cast eyes over influential Stoke City defender



Rangers and Celtic have often kept a close eye on the EFL market with varying levels of success, with Scotland’s elite possessing the lure of European football. 

As Rangers now target a re-strengthening process to try and succeed in the 2022/23 campaign, they are considering a move for Stoke City left-back Josh Tymon, as per a Patreon from Alan Nixon

The 23-year-old featured 43 times in the league for the Potters last season, contributing with a goal and four assists from an attacking perspective, whilst putting in some solid displays in his own third. 

The report states that the Championship outfit would be after £5 million to secure the services of the excellent wing-back, meaning that Rangers may have to sell Borna Barisic or qualify for the Champions League to fund the deal. 

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Tymon has appeared 86 times for the Potters since his 2017 summer move from Hull City.

The verdict 

A top wing-back at Championship level, it is no surprise to see interest surfacing for the 23-year-old, with Tymon showing excellent ability now, all whilst possessing the potential to up it a level. 

Brave when in possession, Tymon sees excellent joy when driving at defences and linking up with his forward players, proving to be a real threat for the Potters last season. 

Not only would this be a move that would help Rangers in the here and now but he is also someone who can grow with the ambitions of the club. 

The £5 million fee may be a stumbling block, but if they are able to fund it, then it is a worthwhile investment. 

ScoopDragon Football News Network

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