Rangers loan star Ball attracting interest

HITC Sport understands clubs are keen to sign Rangers loan star, who is contracted to Tottenham Hotspur.

A number of clubs are eyeing loan moves for on-loan Rangers star Dominic Ball next season, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the player.

Ball has caught the eye for Rangers this season after joining the club on a season-long loan deal from Tottenham last summer.

The 20-year-old has made 29 appearances in all competitions for Rangers so far this season, helping them win promotion back to the Scottish Premiership and securing a place in next month's Scottish Cup final with a famous 2-1 win over Old Firm rivals Celtic in the semi-finals.

Ball excelled in the pressure-cooker atmosphere of the semi-final win over Celtic, in a game which was watched by a worldwide audience of over a 100 million, starting in a defensive midfield role before switching to centre-back to snuff out any danger from Celtic and his performances have not gone unnoticed elsewhere.

Ball has proved to be a key player for Rangers boss Mark Warburton thanks to his versatility to play at both centre back and in holding midfield.

Rangers are understood to be keen to keep Ball at Ibrox for next season as well, but they will face competition for his signature with several English sides keen on signing the player on loan for next term.

Ball, who joined Tottenham from Watford in 2011, is highly-regarded at White Hart Lane and they have high hopes that he could be a first-team regular in the future.

Tottenham could decide to loan out Ball again next season that he can more first-team experience under his belt and the England Under-20 international is sure to have no shortage of admirers this summer.

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