Report: Rangers hold talks with Mark Warburton, who is willing to lower demands to agree deal

Rangers have held talks with Mark Warburton concerning the managerial job.

Rangers chairman Dave King has held talks with former Brentford boss Mark Warburton, ahead of him potential being appointed manager this summer, according to the Daily Mail.

Warburton is a free agent this summer, having been released from his job at Brentford at the end of last season, despite them reaching the play-off semi-finals in their first year of Championship football.

His release was always planned by the Bees management, but he impressed enough to walk into many jobs at Championship, and likely Premier League level.

However, he is known to be fond of Rangers, and having been linked with the vacant managerial chair at Ibrox, he has now officially opened talks with the Scottish giants.

Following informal discussions with chairman King, as well as the rest of the Rangers board, he has admitted that he wants the job, and has given the Light Blues a boost in the race to hire him by lowering his contract demands.

The report does reference the fact that Rangers have not given up on the rest of their managerial targets, with four other contenders in the running, but Warburton is the most likely to be named manager - with an appointment expected next week.

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