Alan Stubbs comments on Rangers’ move to sign Scott Allan

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Rangers are attempting to sign Scott Allan from Hibs.

The talented midfielder was named Championship Player of the Year last term, and Stubbs has told Sky Sports that Hibs have no intentions of selling Allan this summer.

The Hibs boss said: “We’ve had a bid from Rangers, which has been flatly rejected. We’re not welcoming any bids, out position hasn’t changed since when I spoke about it a month ago. It [the bid] doesn’t say a lot about what Rangers think of the player.”

Rangers submitted a £100,000 offer for Allan yesterday, which was immediately rejected by Hibs, as per the BBC.

The offer, according to Stubbs, will not be accepted, regardless of how much the Gers are willing to pay for Allan, and he believes that the low value means Rangers don’t actually value Allan that highly.

Despite the low quality of the Scottish Championship, Allan still put in a number of top class performances last term, scoring two goals and registering 17 assists in 40 games.

Rangers have been interested for a number of weeks now, first showing a desire to sign Allan following the end of the Championship campaign. He would be a player to improve Mark Warburton’s team, and his energetic displays would fit into the coach’s high pressing system.

However, Hibs are aware that selling Allan to Rangers will be directly strengthening a rival in the search for promotion to the Premiership, and Stubbs has all but ruled out them selling a prize asset to the Ibrox club.

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