Douglas tipped to snub big-money Celtic offer and sign for Rangers

Gabby Agbonlahor has suggested Barry Douglas would join Rangers even if they offered less money than Celtic.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the ex-Aston Villa and England forward claimed his fan allegiances will mean Dogulas’ heart would overrule his head if he is presented with offers from both clubs.

The defender, 31, is set to leave Leeds United at the end of this month when his contract expires.

He spent the recently completed campaign out on loan at Blackburn Rovers.

The Lancashire Telegraph report the door is open to a permanent move to Ewood Park but Douglas is also attracting attention from both Celtic and Rangers.

The ex-Scotland international was born and raised in Glasgow and is a boyhood Gers fan as he grew up in a house just five minutes away from Ibrox.

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“He’d probably go for less money to Rangers rather than join Celtic, as a Rangers fan,” Agbonlahor told Football Insider correspondent Connor Whitley.

“They’re very strong with their support, Rangers and Celtic fans. As a player when you support a team, you want to play for that team.

“I can see him going to Rangers and it would be a great signing because he’s a very good footballer.”

Douglas, 31, began his career in Scotland with Queen’s Park before earning a move to Scottish Premiership side Dundee United.

He then enjoyed a spell in Poland with Lech Poznan and Turkish side Konyaspor before moving to Wolves.

The left-back’s 110 appearances in the English championship for Wolves, Leeds and Blackburn have yielded 21 assists and five goals.

In other news, Rangers have set their sights on signing a Dutch midfielder after a transfer mission.