Report: Rangers enquire about Ibrox loan move for Norwich midfielder Louis Thompson

Rangers have allegedly asked about signing Norwich City midfielder Louis Thompson on loan.

According to the Daily Mail, Rangers have asked Norwich City about a January loan deal for their young Welsh midfielder Louis Thompson.

The Gers are looking to win the Scottish Championship this season, and calculated January additions should help Mark Warburton's men achieve that goal.

Yet with suggestions from The Scottish Sun that loan midfielder Gedion Zelalem could return to Arsenal in the January transfer window, Warburton may need to look for a replacement in the middle of the park.

Now, the Daily Mail suggest that Rangers have asked Norwich City about taking midfielder Louis Thompson on loan, despite the 20-year-old already being out on loan at Swindon Town in League One.

The Canaries are allegedly keen to get Thompson playing at a higher level in order to accelerate his development, and Rangers are offering themselves up as a potential destination for Thompson as a result.

The Welsh Under-21 international was given his big break in football by Paolo Di Canio - a former Celtic striker - during his time at Swindon, before joining Norwich in 2014 and returning to Swindon for two successive loan spells.

Thompson could now be facing life away from Swindon if Norwich do loan him out to another club, though the Daily Mail note that Blackburn Rovers and Brentford, Mark Warburton's former club, are ready to rival Rangers for Thompson's signature in January.

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