Rangers in hunt for international attacker, top-flight club willing to do business after development - report
Rangers are in the hunt to sign Kilmarnock attacker Jordan Jones but are facing stiff competition from south of the border, according to a report.
The Daily Record claims in a major development that Norwich have jumped to the front of the queue in the race for Jones, 23, while Burnley, Fulham and Hull are also interested.
It is understood that Jones is valued at £1million by Kilmarnock and while the Scottish top-flight club would ideally like to keep their in-form attacker, they would be willing to do business if as acceptable offer is made.
New Rangers assistant manager Jimmy Nicholl is said to be a huge fan of Jones having worked with him in the Northern Ireland set-up.
The Rugby Park attacking-winger earned his one and only international cap for the Green and White Army in November’s World Cup play-off against Switzerland.
Jones has made 25 appearances across all competitions for Steve Clarke’s side this season, scoring three goals and supplying three assists in the process.
Football Insider verdict
Jones would be a very good addition to the Rangers squad, especially as on the left side has been pretty weak in attack. Left-back Declan John has probably been the most dangerous player to feature in that area of the squad this season as Josh Windass has blossomed in a more central role rather than out wide. Graeme Murty has adopted a more narrow system since he took charge, but he has shown small glimpses that he would rather play with wingers. Jamie Murphy can play in a wide role but he can also play as a striker, so Murty could have plenty different of options in attack if he can beat the likes of Norwich to Jones.
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