Rangers boss Graeme Murty claims interest in Greg Docherty

Graeme Murty, Manager of Rangers looks on prior to the Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on December 30, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow Rangers manager Graeme Murty says that he wants to bring Greg Docherty to Ibrox.

Greg Docherty of Hamilton during the Betfred League Cup game between East Kilbride and Hamilton Academical on July 15, 2017 in East Kilbride, Scotland.

Rangers manager Graeme Murty has told The Scottish Sun that he wants to sign Greg Docherty from Hamilton Academical in the January transfer window.

The Daily Record recently reported that Rangers are interested in signing Docherty from Scottish Premiership rivals Hamilton this month.

The report claimed that the Gers have made an approach over a £600,000 deal for the 21-year-old Scotland Under-21 international midfielder.

The Scottish Sun further reported that Hamilton The Accies want as much as £750,000 for Docherty.

Rangers interim manager Graeme Murty is seen during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Johnstone at Ibrox Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers manager Murty has revealed that the Ibrox club have made an approach for the talented and promising youngster.

“We made an approach, but that’s as far as things have gone,” Murty told The Scottish Sun. “We are looking to bring players in because we want the group to get stronger and be better.”

Rangers manager Graeme Murty is seen during the Scottish Cup Quarter final match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on March 4, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers are third in the Scottish Premiership table at the moment with 40 points from 22 matches.

The Gers are 11 points behind leaders and Old Firm rivals Celtic, who look set to win the league title yet again this season.

Murty's side are only three points behind second-placed Aberdeen and are very much in the running for the runners-up spot.

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