Report: Rangers have no immediate plans to bid for Hibernian midfielder Scott Allan

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Hibernian midfielder Scott Allan isn't an imminent signing for Rangers, according to reports.

According to The Scottish Sun, Rangers have no immediate plans to make a bid for Hibernian's highly-rated midfielder Scott Allan.

Rangers made their third summer signing on Friday, bringing former Swindon Town goalkeeper Wes Foderingham to Ibrox, joining defenders Danny Wilson and Rob Kiernan as Mark Warburton's first arrivals.

New manager Warburton will now be looking to make more signings in other areas of the pitch, and he has recently been linked with a swoop for Allan.

The 23-year-old central midfielder joined Hibs last summer having been released by West Bromwich Albion, and he starred as Alan Stubbs' men made it to the play-offs, only to lose to Rangers.

Those impressive performances at Easter Road haven't gone unnoticed though, with the BBC reporting that both Celtic and Rangers have submitted enquiries for the Scottish star.

However, The Scottish Sun report that, whilst Allan is still a target for Rangers, they have no immediate plans to bid for the midfielder - which could leave Celtic in the lead for his signature.

Midfielder needed for Rangers?

Rangers confirmed on their official website on Friday that veteran midfielder John Eustace is on trial - but with concerns over the 35-year-old's fitness, Rangers will need another midfielder even if he signs.

A younger player to complement Eustace in midfield could be the way to go for Rangers, and whilst Andy Murdoch is certainly an option, Warburton may want to bring another player in.

Allan would fit that role perfectly, but with no plans to bid for him, he may look for cheaper alternatives, with Allan still having one year left on his Hibernian contract.

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