Report: Rangers target Haris Vuckic permanently, player wants Ibrox move

Rangers are reportedly bidding to bring Haris Vuckic back to Ibrox.

According to the Daily Mail, Rangers will pursue a permanent deal for Newcastle forward Haris Vuckic - and the player wants a move back to Ibrox.

Rangers appointed Mark Warburton as their new manager on Monday, and with 11 players leaving the club at the end of their contracts this summer, Warburton must now bring in new players to improve his thin squad.

One player who Rangers are believed to be targeting is Slovenian Vuckic, who made a huge impression during a loan spell from Newcastle this past season.

The 22-year-old joined Rangers from Newcastle in January, and went on to score eight goals in 17 appearances, dazzling the Ibrox faithful with a string of excellent displays.

However, Vuckic is now back with Newcastle, and Rangers are reportedly keen to bring him back to Glasgow this summer on a permanent deal.

With just one year left on his contract at St. James' Park, Vuckic could well be available this summer - and the Daily Mail believe that Vuckic will hold a meeting with new Magpies boss Steve McClaren to discuss his future, with the player hoping to leave Newcastle and join Rangers on a full-time basis.

Bringing Vuckic back - a player who seemed too good for the Scottish Championship for much of his time in Scotland - would be a huge boost to Rangers supporters, who are eager to see the Warburton era begin; and signing Vuckic would be some way to kick it off.

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