By Arsenal correspondent Tony Hughes

Gedion Zelalem has agreed to join Rangers on a season-long loan, Football Insider sources understand.

The Arsenal wonderkid will join Mark Warburton’s team in the second tier of Scottish football after putting the finishing touches to the transfer on Tuesday.

The Gunners have agreed for the highly rated central midfielder, 18, to leave in order for him to play regular first-team football and develop his game.

Zelalem, who has been  has been widely tipped as a future USA international after switching allegiances from Germany, has been a regular member of Arsenal Under-21s.

Rangers have beaten off competition from a number of English clubs to land the teenager after assuring Arsenal that he will get chances to play regularly.