Rangers make SURPRISE midfielder move as 'close to agreeing a fee'

Bongani Zungu has been linked with an Ibrox switch throughout the summer

Monday, 5th October 2020, 8:08 am
Updated Monday, 5th October 2020, 2:36 pm
Rangers are reportedly close to signing South African midfielder Bongani Zungu. Picture: Getty
Rangers are reportedly close to signing South African midfielder Bongani Zungu. Picture: Getty

Rangers could finally be set to sign Amiens midfielder Bongani Zungu.

The South African international was close to moving to Ibrox earlier in the window only for the move to hit a snag.

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Last week, The Scotsman revealed the Premiership league leaders had revived their interest in the player but faced competition from around Europe, including Greek giants Olympiacos.

According reports in France, Rangers are close to agreeing a fee with Amiens for the 27-year-old.

Zungu has been brought back into the fold by the Ligue 2 side who were relegated from the top flight last season. He started the weekend’s defeat to Caen having made a substitute appearance the previous week.

The combative midfielder, who has 24 caps for South Africa, was reported to have had issues with his medical when Rangers originally tried to sign him. However, it is believed it was other parts of the deal which were an issue.

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