Rangers given price to seal deal for international attacker after six-figure bid – report
Kilmarnock boss Steve Clark has confirmed that his side has turned down Rangers offer for Jordan Jones.
He stated that the bid was “nowhere near acceptable” and that he expects the player to remain at Kilmarnock for the rest of the season.
The quotes were first broadcast by Superscoreboard on Twitter on Monday lunchtime.
Kilmarnock boss Steve Clarke says the bid from Rangers for Jordan Jones is ‘nowhere near acceptable’.
Clarke says he would be sad if he were Jones because the value was so low.
Expects the player to be at the club at the end of the window.
— Superscoreboard (@ClydeSSB) January 15, 2018
The Daily Record followed up on the story, saying that Rangers had made a bid believed to be £350,000 for the Northern Ireland international.
The claim that Rangers have been told they will have to “seriously up their bid” if they want to sign the attacking midfielder.
They claim that they rate Jones at £1million, with the 23-year-old contracted to Kilmarnock for another 18 months.
Clarke said: “There’s been a bid, nowhere near acceptable.
“I would be a little bit sad if I was the player, to be honest, that the bid was so low.”