Rangers boss Warburton still hopeful of signing John Eustace

Rangers still want to complete a deal for John Eustace

Rangers have been hoping to agree a deal with John Eustace for a number of months, and Mark Warburton has given an update on a deal for the former Watford and Derby man when speaking in a press conference.

Eustace is currently out of contract, having left Derby County in the summer after spending the majority of his career in the English Championship.

He has been linked with a move to Rangers for much of the summer, due to his links with Warburton - both were at Watford at the same time - but so far a deal has yet to be completed.

There were doubts about his fitness, and the 35-year-old has spent the following months training to prove he is good enough for the side. It appears as if he is close to reaching that level, although he is currently away from Ibrox dealing with a family issue, meaning contract talks have been delayed.

The deal may be stalled at the moment, but it is still expected that Eustace will agree a contract with the Gers before too long - likely when his family issue is resolved so he can head back to north of the border.

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