Glasgow Rangers appear to be set for defeat in their efforts to sign Jamie Murphy.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton has declared that the winger is not for sale, The Argus report. But there is another Seagulls player the Gers should be targeting.
An ideal player to attempt to bring in would be centre-back Connor Goldson, who has not yet featured this season.
Goldson was a key player for Brighton before having to undergo heart surgery last season, and has since recovered, making his comeback in pre-season.
His place in the team has been taken, although Hughton told The Argus that Goldson is in line to make his first start of the season this weekend due to Shane Duffy's suspension.
It is an opportunity for Goldson to put himself in the shop window, and follows a report in The Argus earlier this season that Brighton would be willing to let the 25-year-old leave on loan.
Rangers are in need of defensive reinforcements, with big name summer signing Bruno Alves failing to convince, and at 36, he is hardly a long-term solution.
Goldson is strong in the air, and has ability on the ball too, demonstrated by the fact he has played at both right-back and in midfield during his career.
After getting a knock back over Jamie Murphy, Rangers might have better luck in chasing Goldson.
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