Report: Permanent exit could be on cards for Rangers' Lee Hodson

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.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has already added to his right-back options, casting further doubt over Hodson's future at Ibrox.

Lee Hodson of Rangers clears from Scott Sinclair of Celtic during the Betfred Cup Semi-Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on October 23, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Lee Hodson could yet leave Ibrox for good amid reports linking the Rangers right-back with a move to Rotherham United.

The Scottish Sun claimed last week that Rotherham were keen to take Hodson on loan from Rangers.

But according to the Sheffield Star, 'a potential permanent deal could also be on the cards' for the Northern Ireland international.

The newspaper adds that Paul Warne, the Rotherham manager, is hungry to sign a right-back after Josh Emmanuel's return to Ipswich Town.

Rotherham United manager Paul Warne looks on during the Sky Bet League One match between Rotherham United and Northampton Town at The Aesseal New York Stadium on September 30, 2017 in...

And Warne says he is expecting to see 'more bodies coming in over the next couple of weeks'.

Hodson has spent much of his two-year Rangers career playing second fiddle to James Tavernier, who was recently named captain by Steven Gerrard, the new Ibrox boss.

Jon Flanagan of Liverpool during a pre-season friendly match between Tranmere Rovers and Liverpool at Prenton Park on July 12, 2017 in Birkenhead, England.

Meanwhile, John Flanagan, the former Liverpool right-back, has also arrived in Glasgow this summer, casting further doubt over Hodson's future at the club.

Hodson, who began his career at Watford, also had spells with Brentford, Milton Keynes Dons and Kilmarnock before signing for Rangers.

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