Rangers should return for Diego Fabbrini and end his Birmingham nightmare

Rangers fans pour out of the stand onto the pitch as Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish...

Scottish Premiership powerhouses Rangers were linked with Diego Fabbrini in 2016 and the midfielder is surely heading out of Birmingham City.

Diego Fabbrini of Birmingham City during the Pre-Season Friendly between Shrewsbury Town and  Birmingham City at the Greenhous Meadow Stadium on July 19, 2016 in Shrewsbury, England.

Diego Fabbrini is in a rather unenviable position right now.

According to the Birmingham Mail, the 28-year-old Birmingham City midfielder is training on his own after being informed that he is not part of Garry Monk’s plans going forward. The one-time Italian international is desperate to leave St Andrews before the end of the month.

But with a lack of offers on the table, he is two weeks away from being stuck in the reserves for the next five months. So should a Rangers side who were linked in 2016 rescue him from his Second City nightmare?

According to the Daily Record, Rangers were offered the chance to sign Fabbrini when a midfielder was at the top of their wishlist after the departure of Joey Barton and injuries to Jordan Rossiter, Matt Crooks and Niko Kranjcar.

Joey Barton of Rangers  during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

And though central midfield is arguably the strongest area of Rangers’ squad these days under Steven Gerrard, the Glasgow giants are just two games away from the Europa League proper and they need all the depth they can get if they are to compete on a number of fronts next season.

Fabbrini would not be a regular starter at Ibrox. But with Graham Dorrans and Jordan Rossiter set for spells on the sidelines, Ryan Jack prone to suspensions and Ovie Ejaria dividing opinion, there could be room for one more midfielder.

Diego Fabbrini of Birmingham City and Jack Hobbs of Nottingham Forest in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest at St Andrews Stadium on...

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