Report: Michael O'Halloran nears Ibrox move, Rangers could announce deal next week

Rangers are reportedly closing in on a move for St. Johnstone forward Michael O'Halloran.

According to The Scottish Sun, Rangers are close to completing a deal to sign St. Johnstone forward Michael O'Halloran, and could announce the transfer at the start of next week.

The Gers have been looking to do all their January business quickly, as after signing goalkeeper Maciej Gostomski and playmaker Harry Forrester on six-month contracts, they also signed pre-contract agreements with Accrington Stanley duo Matt Crooks and Josh Windass.

Manager Mark Warburton seemingly isn't done in the transfer market just yet, with BBC Sport reporting on Thursday that Rangers had seen two bids rejected for St. Johnstone forward Michael O'Halloran.

The 25-year-old, formerly of Celtic and Bolton Wanderers, hit ten goals for St. Johnstone last season, and has added another four this term, including one against Rangers in the Scottish League Cup earlier in the campaign.

With impressive performances in the Scottish Premiership, Rangers are seemingly hoping to land the Scottish forward - and could be closing in on a deal.

The Scottish Sun report that Rangers are now close to an agreement to snap up O'Halloran, and state that a deal could be completed early into next week, handing the Gers a major boost in the race for promotion.

It will now be interesting to see whether O'Halloran plays for St. Johnstone against Hamilton Academical this afternoon, as if he is left out, it could point to a deal with Rangers being on the verge of completion.

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