Harry Forrester linked with shock move after Rangers terminate contract

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 decided to part company with Harry Forrester on Wednesday, terminating his contract and leaving him free to depart Ibrox.

Harry Forrester of Rangers celebrates scoring during the Scottish Championships match between Rangers and St. Mirren at Ibrox Stadium on February 27, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Harry Forrester’s Rangers career is over.

The writing always looked to be on the wall for the 27-year-old - who spent last season on loan at AFC Wimbledon - when a whole host of new midfielders arrived at Rangers once again this summer, pushing him further than ever down the pecking order.

And, after two years at Ibrox, the BBC reports that Forrester has now had his contract terminated, which means he is free to find a new club ahead of the upcoming campaign.


Although rather than join a middling League One side, it seems that the former Brentford and Doncaster Rovers star is keen to push himself out of his comfort zone.

As reported by the Daily Record, it seems that Forrester is heading to Iran of all places after being snapped on Twitter holding up the shirt of Persian Gulf League outfit Tractor Sazi – who are managed by the former Wales and Real Madrid boss John Toshack.

Wales Manager John Toshack shouts instructions during the International Friendly match between Wales and Scotland at the Cardiff City Stadium on November 14, 2009 in Cardiff, Wales.

Forrester could become the first Englishman to join a club in Iran since 1979.

And he is not the first player to leave Rangers for a spell abroad in recent times. Andy Halliday spent time on loan at Azerbaijani outfit Gabala last season, although Forrester will be hoping he makes a bigger impact in the Middle East.

Tractor Sazi finished tenth in the Iranian top flight last season.

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

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