Rangers reportedly want Swansea defender Kyle Bartley

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.

Ibrox cub Glasgow Rangers reportedly want Swansea City’s Kyle Bartley, who had two loan spells at the Gers.

James McClean of West Bromwich Albion clashes with Kyle Bartley of Swansea City during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City at The Hawthorns on April 7,...

Rangers are interested in bringing reported Leeds United target Kyle Bartley to Ibrox from Swansea City in the summer transfer window, according to The Mirror (Transfer Live blog, 11:24am, Friday, May 18, 2018).

It has been reported that Rangers and Leeds are interested in signing Bartley from Swansea this summer.

The 26-year-old central defender is expected to leave the Swans, according to the report, with TEAMtalk claiming that the Welsh outfit will want £6 million as transfer fee for the former Arsenal prospect.

Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Kyle Bartley of Swansea City during The Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Liberty...

Rangers connection

Bartley knows Rangers inside out, having had two loan spells at Ibrox when he was still on the books of Rangers.

The 26-year-old has had injury concerns, but when on form and fully fit, the central defender is a superb footballer.

Kyle Bartley of Swansea City gives instructions during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City at St. James Park on January 13, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne,...

Leeds United or Rangers?

Bartley was brilliant for Leeds in the Championship in England last season, and there is no surprise that the West Yorkshire outfit (reportedly) want to sign him on a permanent contract.

Leeds will be aiming to finish in the playoffs next season, and although the defender would be tempted to be part of that quest, the prospect of working with Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard at Rangers and challenging Celtic for the Scottish Premiership would be too tempting.

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