Vultures circling Rangers, summer signing linked with surprise return to former club

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Kilmarnock are reportedly interested in re-signing Rangers striker Kris Boyd.

Rangers' recent financial problems are well documented, and recent reports suggest that the club need to raise around £8m by April in order to stay afloat.

Fans were disappointed earlier this week when star youngster Lewis Macleod was sold to Championship side Brentford for just £850,000.

Now the vultures are beginning to circle Ibrox, with Huddersfield Town linked with a move to sign Nicky Law this month, whilst Ian Black and Lee Wallace are also being touted for moves away during the January transfer window.

Rangers must raise funds from somewhere, and selling players appears to be the only way right now - and Kilmarnock are attempting to re-sign Kris Boyd yet again, according to reports.

Boyd, 31, started his career with Kilmarnock, and after 67 goals in 153 games, Boyd moved on to Rangers in 2006 in a £500,000 deal.

Boyd became an Ibrox hero, hitting 128 goals in 192 games before his career took him to Middlesbrough, Nottingham Forest, Eskisehirspor and Portland Timbers.

In 2013, Boyd penned an 18-month deal to return to Kilmarnock, and scored 25 goals in 46 games to earn a move back to Rangers.

Yet just six months into his return, Boyd could be leaving Ibrox again, with Kilmarnock hoping to lure him back to Rugby Park after just two goals in 18 league games for Rangers.

Losing a player who was so keen to return to Rangers despite being in the second tier would be a big blow for Rangers - and a sign of things to come in terms of losing players.

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