Report: Rangers release Nicky Clark, he's leaving Ibrox for the second time in his career

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Rangers have released striker Nicky Clark, according to reports.

Rangers' Nicky Clark (R) celebrates scoring their first goal

According to a report from STV, Rangers have decided to release striker Nicky Clark as they shape their squad for the Scottish Premiership.

The Gers are preparing for life in the top flight again having won the Scottish Championship title this term, and manager Mark Warburton has already been making moves.

Accrington duo Matt Crooks and Josh Windass will join up with the club shortly having penned pre-contract agreements way back in January, whilst Liverpool teenager Jordan Rossiter has also agreed a deal to join the Gers.

However, with players arriving, manager Warburton has to make some tough decisions about the current playing squad at Ibrox, with some out of contract players primed for the chopping block.

Now, STV report that Rangers have decided to let striker Nicky Clark leave the club at the end of his contract this summer, with more releases potentially to follow.

Clark, 24, re-signed for Rangers from Queen of the South in 2013, having initially been on the books with Rangers as a teenager - meaning this is now the second time he has left the club.

With 18 goals in 76 games for Rangers, Clark contributed but mostly as a backup striker, and he found first-team football hard to come by this season, with Martyn Waghorn and Kenny Miller preferred in attack.

Now, Clark becomes a free agent and should attract interest from Scottish Championship clubs, who can offer the striker a great role than he had under Warburton.

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