Report: Rangers hoping to strike Derek McInnes deal with Aberdeen

A general view of Ibrox Stadium is seen ahead of the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Scotland and Georgia at Ibrox Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers reportedly want to bring former Gers midfielder Derek McInnes from Aberdeen.

Derek McInnes Manager of Aberdeen during the Brechin City v Aberdeen - Pre Season Friendly, at Glebe Park on July 23, 2017 in Brechin, Scotland.

According to The Gambling Times, Rangers are ready to make their move for Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes.

Rangers are on the lookout for a new manager following the departure of Pedro Caixinha from Ibrox.

Caixinha was recently relieved from his duties at the Gers due to a run of poor results and performances.

Derek McInnes Manager of Aberdeen during the Brechin City v Aberdeen - Pre Season Friendly, at Glebe Park on July 23, 2017 in Brechin, Scotland.

McInnes, a former Rangers midfielder, is in charge of Aberdeen, and he is doing a wonderful job at Pittodrie Stadium.

The Dons are second in the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 26 points from 11 matches, just a point behind leaders Celtic.

Derek McInnes Manager of Aberdeen during the Brechin City v Aberdeen - Pre Season Friendly, at Glebe Park on July 23, 2017 in Brechin, Scotland.

According to The Gambling Times, Rangers are hoping to strike a deal with Aberdeen to recruit McInnes.

It has been reported that the Gers are ready to step up their interest in the former Scotland international midfielder, but the Dons would demand full compensation for the 46-year-old.

Rangers are fourth in the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 21 points from 11 matches, a point behind third-placed Hibernian, who have played a game more.

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