Could losing Dylan McGeouch chase see Rangers lose momentum?

Hirving Lozano (L) of Mexico struggles for the ball against Dylan Mcgeouch (R) of Scotland at Estadio Azteca on June 2, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Glasgow Rangers are interested in bringing Dylan McGeouch to Ibrox this summer.

Dylan McGeouch of Hibernian smiles at the Hibs fans at the final whistle during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 12, 2017...

With a number of signings already through the door and a marquee appointment in Steven Gerrard that has really captured the imagination, it seems fair to say that Rangers are going into the start of the new season with a lot of momentum.

A number of concerns within the squad have been addressed, while there is more than enough time for the remaining worries to be sorted. And it appears that one of the players that Gerrard is keen to bring in during the remaining weeks of the window is Dylan McGeouch with the 25-year-old leaving the Gers' Scottish Premiership rivals Hibernian at the end of the last campaign.

Steven Gerrard is unveiled as the new manager of Rangers football Club at Ibrox Stadium on May 4, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Scottish Sun reports that Rangers are one of the clubs keen on signing the attacking midfielder this summer, but they face a lot of competition. And perhaps it would be fair to suggest that the current favourites for his signature winning the race may actually snatch a little bit of Rangers' momentum.

The Scottish Sun suggested that Sunderland are leading the charge and talks have been held regarding signing McGeouch during this window

Hirving Lozano (L) of Mexico struggles for the ball against Dylan Mcgeouch (R) of Scotland at Estadio Azteca on June 2, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Given that the Black Cats are preparing for life in League One after two consecutive relegations, it would arguably be a blow to Rangers' summer - albeit a minor one - if McGeouch decided that he would prefer to move to the Stadium of Light instead of Ibrox.

Rangers appear to potentially be set for an extremely exciting time after a number of years in the wilderness, but missing out on McGeouch may well have to be deemed a setback for Gerrard given the move he reportedly looks to be seriously considering at this stage.

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