By Wayne Veysey
Rangers may be willing to pay off fans favourite Graham Dorrans this summer if he finds difficulty in attracting a new club, Football Insider understands.
The central midfielder, who joined from Norwich City for £1.5million in the summer of 2017, is surplus to requirements after being dropped from the pre-season training camp in Portugal.
Ibrox sources have told Football Insider Rangers are weighing up ways to bin the former Scotland international, who has one more year remaining on his contract.
One possibility is that the club agree a parting of the ways with the midfielder through mutual consent in which they pay up some of his contract and free him up to find new employers and be in the more attractive position of being a free agent.
Dorrans has turned 32 and made just three appearances last season, and only 23 in total, for the club he supported as a boy.
Football Insider revealed in early April that Rangers were ready to offload Dorrans this summer after an injury-ravaged two years at the club.
The midfielder is now set to be on his way out of the club after being one of four senior players left out of the squad for the camp in Portugal, along with Kyle Lafferty, Jason Holt and Eros Grezda.
Manager Steven Gerrard has sanctioned the exit of Dorrans amid concerns the serious knee and ankle problems suffered by the player over the last two years means he will not be able to reach to level needed for a team aiming to close the gap on Celtic.
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