Lee Hodson now faces uncertain Rangers future thanks to Bacary Sagna

A general view of Ibrox Stadium is seen ahead of the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Scotland and Georgia at Ibrox Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

MLS outfit Montreal Impact were reportedly interested in signing right-back Lee Hodson from Rangers.

Lee Hodson of Rangers in action during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

What now for Lee Hodson?

The Northern Ireland international has not featured in any of Steven Gerrard’s six games in charge so far and looks set to be the latest victim of Rangers’ brutal summer cull; particularly after the Glasgow giants managed to keep James Tavernier away from West Bromwich Albion.

 

But while the likes of Michael O’Halloran, Jason Holt, Greg Docherty, Bruno Alves and Fabio Cardoso have bid farewell to Ibrox, Hodson is still there. And he might just have missed out on the most interesting move he could have made all summer.

The Belfast Telegraph stated on Wednesday that Major League Soccer's Montreal Impact were interested in the former Watford and MK Dons defender. But the Canadians ended the MLS transfer window by bringing in Bacary Sagna instead.

Bacary Sagna of Manchester City celebrates the victory following the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg match between Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at Etihad...

The 35-year-old former Arsenal and Manchester City right-back, who won 65 caps for France, is now expected to fill the right-back slot for Remi Garde’s side. Montreal Impact are currently fifth in the Eastern Conference.

So, with Sagna making the trip to North America, has Hodson missed his chance?

Rangers have until the end of the month to find someone willing to sign the 26-year-old but surely none of his potential suitors will offer a life-changing move like this.

Northern Ireland's defender Lee Hodson (L) attempts to block a cross from Germany's defender Marvin Plattenhardt during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between...

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