Rangers news bulletin as Ryan Kent salary demands 'too much' while Ross McCausland told to stay by legend
Unwanted Ryan Kent looks set to be allowed to leave Fenerbahce on loan in January only six months after joining – but it doesn't appear he will be back at Rangers.
Kent has been left frustrated on the fringes of the squad in Istanbul after coming in for stinging criticism from his boss Ismail Kartal over his fitness and performance levels since arriving from the Scottish Premiership – and the Turkish side are said to be willing to ship the 27-year-old out on loan for the remainder of the campaign. Reports had initially suggest that Rangers were keen on bringing back the winger to work under Philippe Clement – but the Light Blues could be priced out of a move.
Vatan report that after initial talks the salary demands the Glasgow giants would have to cover have proven to be "too much". And Fenerbahce are now said to be looking at other routes to move Kent on in the winter window as Kartal looks to trim the squad.
Clement could look to bring in rising Hammarby star Nathaniel Adjei to bolster the backline. Reports in Sweden suggest Rangers have expressed an interest in the 21-year-old while Celtic are also scouting the centre-back. Voetbalkrant claim Hammarby are hoping to receive a fee in the region of £3-4million for the prospect. The Belgian outlet state the deal has proven to be "too expensive" for Standard Liege – which could clear a path to Govan.
Elsewhere, Ibrox legend Barry Ferguson has urged Ross McCausland to commit his future to Rangers. The new Northern Ireland international is currently in talks with the Ibrox side over a new deal – with English Premier League side Brentford monitoring the 19-year-old's situation, as revealed by Record Sport earlier this week..
The 19-year-old is out of contract in the