Steven Gerrard could be set for a huge blow at Rangers this summer, as Watford are reportedly in talks to sign Glen Kamara, which could well tempt the midfielder away from Ibrox.
According to Italian football journalist Gianluigi Longari on Twitter, Watford are in ongoing negotiations with Rangers as they look to bring the Finland international to Vicarage Road this summer, following their promotion back to the top-flight.
Kamara has established himself as a key player at Ibrox since completing a bargain switch from Dundee in 2019, going on to make 106 appearances for Gerrard’s side, contributing four goals and five assists in that time.
The former Arsenal youngster played a key part in Rangers winning the league title unbeaten last season, making 33 appearances in the Scottish top-flight, whilst he was also a regular in their Europa League campaign.
After such an impressive season, it is no surprise that Premier League sides are starting to take notice of Kamara, and there will be plenty of eyes on him at Euro 2020, where he has already shown his quality for Finland in their 1-0 win against Denmark and 1-0 defeat against Russia.
During the defeat against Stanislav Cherchesov’s side earlier this week, Kamara earned the praise of BBC commentators Robyn Cowen and Martin Keown, who said:
“He’s really bursting onto the ball there, he’s impressed me has Kamara today, as he did in the other game
“He’s really important for Finland.”
“He has been described as a Rolls Royce.”
The 25-year-old reportedly earns just £6.2k per week at Ibrox and whilst there is the offer of Champions League football at Rangers next season, he may well have his head turned by the wages and Premier League football that Watford can offer.
Gerrard would be gutted to lose one of his most influential players ahead of next season but there may be little he can do to convince Kamara to stay should Watford meet Rangers’ valuation for the midfielder this summer.
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