Rangers should target League One assist machine Adelakun

Rangers manager Graeme Murty during the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Ranger at Celtic Park on December 30, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers are lacking width in their side, as well as pace and creativity.

Rangers manager Graeme Murty arrives at the stadium prior to the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Ranger at Celtic Park on December 30, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers manager Graeme Murty has added much-needed cover in the middle of the park with the loan signing of QPR midfielder Sean Goss, and his second transfer priority should now be adding width to his side.

The 43-year-old's decision to revert to a diamond formation of four central midfielders shows just how weak the Light Blues are out wide. 

Aaron Nemane's loan from Manchester City was a huge waste of time for all three parties, while Benfica loanee remains at Ibrox without making even a hint of an impact in Glasgow - making just three appearances in total.

Only Daniel Candeias has shown proper quality from out wide, with Josh Windass proving to be much more effective in the middle of the park - whether that is up front or in central midfield.

Daniel Candeias of Rangers vies with Kieran Tierney of Celtic during the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Ranger at Celtic Park on December 30, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

If the Gers do add proper quality on the flanks, then Murty could be tempted to try a different formation that incorporates wingers rather than a very central diamond - despite it proving effective at this early stage.

Pace, creation and goals should be at the forefront of Murty's mind when eyeing a winger, but one that can be signed on the cheap. It should turn the former Reading defender's attention to Scunthorpe winger Hakeeb Adelakun.

The Daily Mail claim Championship trio Sunderland, Hull City and Barnsley are all keen to sign the 21-year-old, as well as Premier League side Crystal Palace after a wonderful start to the 2017-18 campaign.

Hakeeb Adelakun of Scunthorpe United in action during the Emirates FA Cup First Round Replay match between Scunthorpe United and Northampton Town at Glanford Park on November 14, 2017 in...

Using his pace and trickery, the Scunthorpe trainee has ripped up League One this season by scoring four goals and adding a huge 12 assists in 30 league and cup encounters for the Iron.

However, with less than six months remaining on his contract, Scunthorpe could be tempted to cash in on their most creative outlet as they look to rake in a fee for the speed machine.

Luring Adelakun to Ibrox would be the perfect signing, as he continues to boast all the qualities missing from a Rangers side that are desperate need of an added bite in the final third.

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