Rangers reportedly facing competition for Kyle Lafferty

10th February  2018, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh, Scotland; Scottish Cup football 5th round,  Hearts versus St Johnstone; Kyle Lafferty of Hearts celebrates after scoring opening goal to...

Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard reportedly wants former Gers striker Kyle Lafferty at Ibrox.

6th May 2018, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh, Scotland; Scottish Premiership football, Heart of Midlothian versus Celtic; Kyle Lafferty celebrates his goal for 1-0 in the 18th minute

Rangers are lining up a second bid for Heart of Midlothian forward Kyle Lafferty and could make it early next week, according to The Daily Record.

Ibrox club Rangers made an initial offer of £200,000 for Lafferty, according to the report, which also claims that Hearts rejected it.

The Gers, though, are not the only club who are reported to be interested in the former Norwich City and Rangers forward.

According to The Daily Record, Azerbaijani side Qarabag and South Korean outfit FC Seoul are interested in the 30-year-old forward, who is reported to be valued at £750,000 by Hearts.

Stiff competition

Lafferty played for Rangers from 2008 until 2012, and that could be an advantage for Steven Gerrard’s side in their reported pursuit of the Hearts forward.

10th February  2018, Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh, Scotland; Scottish Cup football 5th round,  Hearts versus St Johnstone; Kyle Lafferty of Hearts celebrates after scoring opening goal to...

However, Qarabag and FC Seoul could come up a better wage package than Rangers, and that could well swap the 30-year-old Northern Ireland international forward’s decision.

Rangers may have left it too late in the summer transfer window to sign Lafferty.

Kyle Lafferty of Northern Ireland during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier Play-Off first leg between Northern Ireland and Switzerland at Windsor Park on November 9, 2017 in Belfast,...

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