Walsall demand £900,000 for Rangers-linked Tom Bradshaw; should Warburton bring him to Ibrox?

Tom Bradshaw celebrates scoring the first goal for Walsall

Rangers have been linked with a move for striker Tom Bradshaw.

Tom Bradshaw celebrates scoring the first goal for WalsallTom Bradshaw celebrates scoring for Walsall

According to the Daily Record, Walsall have slapped a £900,000 asking price on striker Tom Bradshaw, with Rangers allegedly keen.

Bradshaw, 23, joined Walsall from Shrewsbury Town in the summer of 2014, and has hit 20 goals in each of his two seasons with the Saddlers, becoming one of the Football League's most dangerous strikers.

Walsall's Tom Bradshaw scores during the penalty shootout

A Welsh international, Bradshaw has a number of clubs interested in him this summer, and with his contract expiring next summer, Walsall are under some pressure to sell.

Now, it's claimed that they will demand £900,000 for the player - and the Daily Mail recently reported that Rangers are in the race for Bradshaw's signature, with manager Mark Warburton later telling the Daily Mail that he was one of just a number of players suggested for the club.

Tom Bradshaw celebrates scoring the first goal for Walsall

Rangers need to sign a striker this summer, and fans will now be wondering whether Warburton will accept Walsall's demands for Bradshaw.

Even after seeing Martyn Waghorn hit 28 goals last season, Rangers still need to bring one more striker to compete with Waghorn and Kenny Miller, and Bradshaw has the experience of playing up front on his own to play in Rangers' system under Warburton.

Tom Bradshaw of Walsall celebrates scoring their second goal

The asking price is an issue, but Rangers have been frugal this summer. Matt Gilks, Clint Hill, Joey Barton and Niko Kranjcar were signed for free, whilst Lee Hodson, Matt Crooks, Jordan Rossiter and Josh Windass were snapped up in low-cost deals.

That means that there should be money available for one big signing, and Bradshaw would be a smart addition given how he's proven himself as a goalscorer in England - and whilst almost £1m would be Warburton's record signing at Rangers, this is a deal that Warburton should be pursuing this summer rather than gamble on him being a free agent next year.

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