Report: Rangers targeting Tom Bradshaw for Ibrox move, Sheffield Wednesday interested

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Rangers are reportedly vying with Birmingham City, Brentford, Cardiff City, Preston North End and Sheffield Wednesday for Tom Bradshaw.

According to the Daily Mail, Rangers are looking to sign Walsall goal machine Tom Bradshaw - but face competition from five Championship clubs.

The Gers have been sensational so far this season with 12 wins from 13 games, and much of that has been down to the exceptional goalscoring exploits of Martyn Waghorn in attack.

Yet, with promotion the aim for Rangers this season, manager Mark Warburton is seemingly looking for more attacking options, especially with Kenny Miller advancing in age and question marks over Nicky Clark's role at Ibrox.

The Daily Mail are today reporting that Rangers have lined up Walsall sensation Tom Bradshaw for a move to Ibrox, but may have to wait until next summer given the fee Walsall are likely to command for Bradshaw's signature.

The 23-year-old hitman, formerly of Shrewsbury Town, hit 20 goals for the Saddlers last season, and has also bagged nine goals in 20 games this term too as he establishes himself as one of the top strikers in the Football League.

Bradshaw, a former Wales Under-21 international, loves to play on the shoulder of the last defender, and has enough pace to get through on goal, as he has shown in League One on many occasions - and these attributes would no doubt be a great weapon for Warburton and Rangers.

However, it's also stated that five Championship clubs - Birmingham City, Brentford, Cardiff City, Preston North End and Sheffield Wednesday are also interested in signing Bradshaw, and those five clubs may be better positioned to make January bids for the striker than Rangers currently are.

Wednesday may be appealing to Bradshaw considering how the club are developing under Carlos Carvalhal, but with the likes of Lucas Joao, Gary Hooper, Fernando Forestieri, Atdhe Nuhiu and Sergio Bus all vying for roles up front, Bradshaw may prefer a move to a club where he can be guaranteed first-team football, which should give Rangers hope of a deal.

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