It is a year-and-a-half since Rangers were first linked with Will Vaulks.
According to the Mail, the Gers and Old Firm rivals Celtic were both keen on the then-22-year-old Falkirk defender. Vaulks has changed clubs, and positions, since then however and is now a tenacious midfielder at Rotherham United.
But that has not stopped Rangers from attempting to lure him to Ibrox. According to the Mail, Graeme Murty’s side are still keen admirers of the Wirral-born talent, who has been a regular in Rotherham’s starting XI this season and has chipped in with a couple of fine goals, too.
But, like in the summer of 2016, Rangers face a difficult task in attempting to secure the now-24-year-old’s signature.
Because the Mail adds that Cardiff City are now weighing up a £500,000 move and the prospect of joining the South Welsh club could appeal. Neil Warnock’s side are in with an excellent chance of making the end of season play-offs after all and could offer Vaulks a key role in the side, perhaps as a replacement for the soon-to-be free-agent Aron Gunnarsson.
Although Rangers have shown throughout this transfer window that they still possess a rather substantial pulling power despite finding themselves well behind Celtic in the Scottish Premiership table.
Jamie Murphy arrived from Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion while Jason Cummings was willing to end his Nottingham Forest career after just six months to try to make the grade at Ibrox.
Rangers may be forced to rely on their size and stature again if they are to make the blue half of Glasgow look like a better destination than the Welsh capital.