Report: East Kilbride in talks to sign ex-Rangers striker Nacho Novo

Rangers Nacho Novo in action

The 37-year-old has just returned from the United States following a spell with the Carolina Railhawks.


Nacho Novo - Rangers celebrates his team winning the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier League with the trophyNacho Novo could be on his way to the Lowland League

Former Rangers striker Nacho Novo is in talks over a sensational move to Lowland League side East Kilbride FC, the Daily Record has reported.

Initial talks are understood to have already begun between the two parties, with the Spaniard allegedly set to meet boss Martin Lauchlan later this weekend.

Rangers Nacho Novo in actionNacho Novo in action for Rangers

The signing of Novo, who has just returned from a spell in America with the Carolina Railhawks, would undoubtedly be the most momentous in Lowland League history.

Nacho NovoNacho Novo could soon be playing for East Kilbride

However, Lauchlan does have previous for signing a former Old Firm star, completing a deal to bring Bobby Petta to Junior side Rossvale in February.

Former Rangers player Nacho Novo with fansFormer Rangers player Nacho Novo with fans

The 37-year-old has extensive experience of Scottish football having spent six years at Rangers, even a scoring a penalty help fire them into the 2008 UEFA Cup final, before enjoying spells at Dundee, Raith Rovers and Greenock Morton.

Should Novo join East Kilbride, it could prove a massive draw for the club, who played Celtic in the last 16 of the Scottish Cup last year and have a home capacity of around 600.

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