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Rangers are reportedly interested in signing Coventry City midfielder Gustavo Hamer, according to the Press Association.
Hamer – who joined Rangers from PEC Zwolle from £1.2million in the summer – has been a key player for Coventry this season.
The 23-year-old has scored four goals and registered two assists in 19 Championship appearances this season, and is now attracting interest from Rangers.
According to the Press Association, Rangers are keen on Hamer, as they look to bolster their midfield options for the future.
Here, we discuss this potential arrival at Ibrox…
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It really doesn’t surprise me to see Rangers, and Steven Gerrard in particular shopping in the lower leagues.
Having signed Joe Aribo from Charlton, George Edmundson from Oldham and Greg Stewart from Birmingham City, three players that have all performed relatively well at Ibrox, Gerrard clearly sees the EFL as a decent gap in the market where he can get quality players for a reasonable fee.
And you’d have to say that Hamer, whose impressed during his first season in English football definitely falls into that category.
Hamer has already notched four times from midfield for the Sky Blues this season, and I don’t see many reasons as to why he wouldn’t be another shrewd addition for the Gers.