Have Glasgow Rangers just been offered further sign that Connor Goldson is set for Ibrox move?

Brighton's English defender Connor Goldson (L) vies with Crystal Palace's Scottish midfielder James McArthur during the English FA Cup third round football match between Brighton and Hove...

Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers are said to be on the verge of signing Brighton & Hove Albion man Conor Goldson.

Villa player James Chester in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough at Villa Park on September 12, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

According to the Telegraph, Brighton & Hove Albion have made a serious inquiry for James Chester of Aston Villa, which could give further evidence to suggest that Connor Goldson is on his way to Ibrox to join Glasgow Rangers.

The Scottish Sun have suggested how Rangers are working on a deal to sign Goldson, with a transfer expected to go through imminently.

And Brighton’s plan to buy Chester gives a further hint that Goldson could be departing for Glasgow soon.

Connor Goldson of Brighton in action during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace at Amex Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Brighton, England.

If Goldson had stayed at Brighton there would have been little need for Chris Hughton’s side to even attempt to buy Chester.

But if Goldson does join Rangers, then Brighton could have a void at centre-back to fill in their squad.

Patrick Bamford of Middlesbrough is challenged by Connor Goldson of Brighton and Hove Albion during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Middlesbrough and Brighton at Riverside...

Goldson has offered Brighton solid cover, but at Rangers, the 25-year-old is expected to go straight into Steven Gerrard’s line-up.

There is excitement at Ibrox about Goldson’s potential, and with Rangers needing additions at the back, he could help to tighten up Gerrard’s side’s backline for next season.

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