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Three strikers Rangers could sign who could out-do Celtic's Dembele

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Moussa Dembele is Celtic's big signing so far, but could Rangers top it?

Moussa Dembele celebrates scoring the second goal for FulhamMoussa Dembele celebrates scoring the second goal for Fulham

Celtic laid down a marker to rivals Rangers last week when they clinched the signing of Moussa Dembele from Fulham.

The French youngster is highly rated and has the potential to take his next step to establishing himself as a prolific striker at Celtic, having reached double figures at Fulham last season.

All eyes are on how Rangers will respond, and here are three linked names who could potentially top Dembele...

Danny Ings

Liverpool's Danny IngsLiverpool's Danny Ings

Rangers were named as surprise favourites to sign Ings from Liverpool last month, and remain odds on with the bookies to get their man, priced at 9/4.

Ings is coming off an injury which wrecked his season at Liverpool last season and he has since been overtaken in the pecking order by Divock Origi.

It would take a big effort from Rangers to convince him to sign, but even a loan deal for the striker would be an outstanding piece of business.

Will Grigg

Will Grigg celebrates scoring the first goal for Wigan AthleticWill Grigg celebrates scoring the first goal for Wigan Athletic

Rangers are also considered favourites to sign Northern Ireland cult hero Will Grigg, who would get the terraces at Ibrox bouncing.

The striker is more than just a song too, netting more than 25 goals for Wigan Athletic last season as he led them to promotion.

While Wigan can offer him a crack at Championship football, Rangers can go one better, with the chance to challenge for titles and win trophies.

Chuba Akpom

England's Chuba Akpom celebrates during the penalty shoot outEngland's Chuba Akpom celebrates during the penalty shoot out

Arsenal youngster Chuba Akpom needs a move to kickstart his career, with the England under-21 striker struggling for chances under Arsene Wenger.

The 20-year-old striker played under Rangers boss Mark Warburton on loan at Brentford, and links are already established with the Gunners, having taken Gedion Zelalem for the season a year ago.

He has the potential to score prolifically in Scotland, and like Dembele could see the move as the ideal next step in his development, to play regularly at a competitive level. 

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