By Wayne Veysey

11th Sep, 2020 | 12:39pm

Exclusive: Warburton signing jets out to join Euro club after agreeing 2+1 deal

Joe Dodoo’s career has taken a new direction a year after his Rangers exit through agreeing a contract with Turkish club Ankara Keciörengücü, Football Insider understands.

The forward, 25, is set to join the second-tier outfit on a free transfer following the conclusion of talks.

A recruitment source has told Football Insider that Dodoo has agreed a two-year contract with the option of a third year.

The deal is set to be announced before the weekend is over.

Dodoo is heading overseas for the first time after making a creditable impression at Bolton Wanderers last season.

A versatile forward who can play down the middle or out wide, he scored four goals and provided four assists from 24 league matches.

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The previous two campaigns had been spent out on loan at other League One clubs – Blackpool in 2018-19 and Charlton Athletic in 2017-18.

Dodoo made a decent impression for the Tangerines, scoring six goals and providing four assists from 25 appearances.

But he struggled to secure the offer of a long-term contract from an English club in the top three divisions that he was seeking.

The former Leicester City wonderkid will now look to reignite a career that had once had scouts from Premier League clubs beating a path to his door.

He was signed by Rangers on a free in the summer of 2016 by ex-manager Mark Warburton, scoring five goals and providing three assists from 27 appearances.

In other news, Rangers make move to sign £5m-valued forward for free on pre-contract.