Report: Rangers continue talks with John Eustace, player returns to England

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Rangers are reportedly still in talks with midfielder John Eustace.

According to STV, Rangers are still in talks with midfielder John Eustace - despite the player leaving Glasgow and heading back to England.

Rangers snapped up their first two signings of the summer on Tuesday, bringing former Hearts defender Danny Wilson and Wigan Athletic centre back Rob Kiernan.

Manager Mark Warburton still needs to bring in more new faces this summer given the thin squad he has at his disposal, and his next target appears quite obvious.

STV report that midfielder John Eustace has been in Glasgow this week for talks over a move to reunite with Warburton, having worked together at Watford previously.

The 35-year-old is available for free this summer having seen his Derby County contract expire, and the report states that Eustace has now travelled back down to England - though talks with the player will continue in the coming days.

Familiar faces

Warburton has a tough task on his hands when it comes to rebuilding a Rangers squad which has been slashed with a number of out of contract players leaving this summer.

In a bid to assemble a squad quickly, Warburton has made signing players he has worked with previously a priority - and it's a great strategy.

Warburton worked with new defender Kiernan at Watford and Brentford, whilst he also knows Eustace from his time at Vicarage Road too.

By bringing in players he knows and trusts, Rangers should have a strong foundation ahead of the new season,showing Warburton's sensible planning ability.

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