Report: Rangers bidding to lure Dougie Freedman to Ibrox this summer

Rangers are reportedly trying to hire Dougie Freedman as their new manager this summer.

According to the Scottish Sun, Rangers are looking to prise manager Dougie Freedman away from Nottingham Forest this summer.

Freedman, who was sacked by Bolton Wanderers back in October, recently returned to management with Nottingham Forest - the club he played for back in the late 90's and early 2000's.

Whilst fans were sceptical of his appointment at first, but it's a case of so far, so good for the Scot, who has won three of his first four games in charge, drawing the other.

During this unbeaten start, Forest have hit 14 goals in four games - and the Scottish Sun believe that his attacking flair has attracted the interest of Rangers.

Chaos continues at Ibrox, with manager Ally McCoist resigning back in December before his replacement Kenny McDowall also tendered his resignation in January, but agreed to see out a year's notice period before leaving the club.

That means that Rangers could well be looking for a new manager this summer, and Glasgow-native Freedman could be a prime candidate considering his contract situation at the City Ground.

Forest owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi told the BBC last week that Freedman is essentially on a three-month contract at the club, and the situation will be assessed in the summer, with the possibility of a long-term deal if he impresses.

Rangers would have to swoop in to try and lure him up to Scotland, but it may be hard to turn down the draw of Ibrox for Freedman.

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