Rangers to face competition from four Championship clubs for Newcastle's Haris Vuckic

HITC Sport understands that Burnley, Hull City, Bristol City and Bolton Wanderers are all keen on a man who doesn't figure in Steve McClaren's plans.

Haris Vuckic is set to depart Newcastle United this summer, HITC Sport understands from sources close to a potential deal.

The highly-rated Slovenian returned to St James’ Park this summer after finishing last season on loan at Rangers, and he proved a popular figure north of the border.

However, upon his return, Vuckic has been told by Newcastle boss Steve McClaren that he is not in his long-term plans and that he can search for a new club, and he has been left out of the Magpies’ squad for their tour of America.

Vuckic claimed nine goals during his short stay at Ibrox and became a firm fans’ favourite, and Rangers are now one of the clubs keen on securing his signature.

However, it seems that the 22-year-old is destined to remain in England, with a host of clubs chasing his signature.

Championship sides Burnley, Hull City, Bristol City and Bolton Wanderers are among the clubs understood to be ready to make a move for the attacking midfielder.

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