Rangers £20K-a-wk player frozen out amid talks to terminate his contract - Ibrox Sources
By Wayne Veysey
Eduardo Herrera has been completely frozen out at Rangers amid talks to terminate his contract, Football Insider understands.
The Mexican striker has been costly mistake for the Glasgow giants since he was signed by countryman and ex-Ibrox boss Pedro Caixinha for £1.5million two years ago.
Manager Steven Gerrard has made it clear he does not want to re-integrate Herrera into his squad and he is training with Mexican outfit Club Necaxa while the Light Blues try to get him off their wage bill.
— ⚡️Club Necaxa⚡️ (@ClubNecaxa) June 24, 2019
Ibrox sources have told Football Insider there is no way back for Herrera at Rangers and they are trying to get him off their wage bill before the transfer window shuts next month.
Discussions have already taken place between the club and the 30-year-old’s camp about paying up a significant portion of the money remaining on his £20,000-a-week contract, which runs until next summer.
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The advantage for Herrera would be that he would then be a free agent and able to join a new club without requiring a transfer fee.
Rangers want to strike a similar deal to the one that saw them terminate the contract of his fellow Mexican flop, Carlos Pena, in February with 16 months remaining on his three-year contract.
Herrara scored just two goals in 24 Rangers appearances during his season at the club before being twice loaned out last season, to Santos Laguna in the first half of the campaign and then at Club Necaxa in the new year.
In other Rangers news, it can be REVEALED that the club are in pole position to sign a player tipped to ‘be worth £20million next year’.