Could Rangers turn tables on Sheffield United by signing Will Vaulks?

Rangers manager Graeme Murty looks on during the Rangers v Celtic Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match at Ibrox Stadium on March 11, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Championship side Sheffield United are battling Scottish Premiership giants Rangers to sign Rotherham's League One ace Will Vaulks this summer.

Joe Lolley of Huddersfield gets past Will Vaulks of Rotherham during the Sky Bet Championship match between Rotherham United and Huddersfield Town at The New York Stadium on February 14,...

For the second summer in succession, Rangers and Sheffield United could be about to go head-to-head in pursuit of the same transfer target.

The Daily Record claimed in May 2017 that Rangers were very interested in highly-rated Motherwell centre-back Ben Heneghan after an impressive breakthrough season in the Scottish Premiership.

But by the time the transfer window slammed shut on 1 September, the former Everton and Stoke City youngster was a Sheffield United player instead, although life at Brammal Lane has not exactly gone to plan as the 24-year-old is yet to even make a Championship appearance for the Yorkshire giants.

Ben Heneghan of Motherwell in action during the pre season friendly between Livingston and Motherwell at Almondvale Stadium on July 4, 2017 in Livingston, Scotland.

And according to the Mail, Rangers and Sheffield United are once again sharing the same target – this time Rotherham midfielder Will Vaulks.

The 24-year-old has been one of the most influential players in League One this season, scoring four goals to help the Millers into the play-off places. But Vaulks has just one year remaining on his contract, attracting the interest of United and Rangers, who have followed the Wirral-born talent since his days in Scotland with Falkirk.

Peter Pawlett of Milton Keynes Dons plays the ball under pressure from Will Vaulks of Rotherham United during the Sky Bet League One match between Milton Keynes Dons and Rotherham United...

After Rangers lost out to Sheffield United last summer for Heneghan, they will not have an easy task this time around either. Chris Wilder’s Blades have established themselves as a strong Championship side and could still end the season in the play-off places.

But with Rangers’ squad in need of some quality additions, they will hope not to lose out again.

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