Hasselbaink says Queens Park Rangers not interested in Dack

Gillingham's Bradley Dack in action with Notts County's Liam Noble

QPR, Bristol City, Celtic and Crystal Palace have all linked with the League One star.

QPR manager Jimmy Floyd HasselbainkQPR manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

Queens Park Rangers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink says his side are not interested in Bradley Dack, leaving Bristol City, Crystal Palace and Celtic in the running for the Gillingham star.

As quoted by the Bristol Post, Hasselbaink hinted he was looking to bring in a striker instead.

"We need to get goals and strengthen in that area (attack), the Dutchman apparently said.

"Bradley Dack is not really a striker. He's a number 10 and we don't need another one of them. We've got [Tjaron] Chery, Nasser [El Khayati] and Ben Gladwin, who we expect a lot from this year. He's come back really well."

Dack was directly involved in 23 league goals for Gillingham last season, which led to him being crowned League One's player of the year.

Gillingham's Bradley Dack in action with Notts County's Liam NobleGillingham's Bradley Dack in action with Notts County's Liam Noble

According to the Bristol Post, City saw two bids for the 22-year-old knocked back last term and remain keen on a deal, with Gillingham said to rate the Londoner at £2.5 million.

Palace and Celtic are also listed as suitors by the report, with the latter set to lose Stefan Johansen to Galatasaray, according to a report in the Scotsman this week.

Celtic's Stefan Johansen in action with Rangers' Dominic BallCeltic's Stefan Johansen is said to be Turkey bound

Doubts also surround the future of another Bhoys attacking midfielder, Tom Rogic, who is out of contract next summer and said to be interesting Arsenal among others (Glasgow Evening Times).

Should the pair depart than Dack would be an ideal replacement on paper.

St Johnstone's Dave MacKay (R) and David Wotherspoon (L) in action with Celtic's Tom RogicSt Johnstone's Dave MacKay (R) and David Wotherspoon (L) in action with Celtic's Tom Rogic

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