Rangers duo Ross Wilson and Gio van Bronckhorst are set for a busy few months of work as they look to shape their squad heading into next season.
The Ibrox giants will be buying and selling players as the Dutch head coach will get his first summer transfer window in charge of the club. It is his first real chance to bend the team to his will as he has more than just one month – as he had in January – to bring in his own gems to improve the side.
Van Bronckhorst bringing in his own recruits will mean that other players will need to be let go and this means that we could see a number of departures from the club in the coming months.
One of the players who could be on their way out of the Glasgow giants this summer is central midfielder Glen Kamara.
FFC recently published an article explaining why this summer may be the perfect time for the club to cash in on the Finland international. Wilson can sell him before his value plummets if he continues to decline next season, after his recent poor form for the Gers – with journalist Andrew Dickson recently dubbing his play against Motherwell as a “shambles”.
However, selling Kamara will leave a vacant spot in the squad for a defensive midfielder, which the club should look to fill before they move the ex-Arsenal man on.
Rangers are reportedly interested in a deal to sign RB Leipzig brute Eric Martel and van Bronckhorst must now secure a deal to sign the German youth international in order to axe his Finnish conundrum in the middle of the park.
This season, he has averaged a score of 7.01 on loan at Austria Wien as he has shown that he can perform consistently at senior level, despite only turning 20 last month. He has made a whopping 5.1 tackles and interceptions per game and won 56% of his individual duels and can bring a steeliness to the Rangers midfield next term.
The £1.8m-rated gem has “huge potential” – according to journalist Pete O’Rourke – and this means that the Gers would be signing a player with the scope to improve as well as someone whose statistics this season suggest he can be an asset to the side in the immediate future.
This is why he must be brought in to Ibrox this summer as he can be a fantastic signing for van Bronckhorst, given his potential and current ability as a defensive midfielder, and come in to allow Kamara to be sold.