'Exceptional talent': Rangers fans want Kilmarnock's Jordan Jones signed at last

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...

Jordan Jones has produced three assists for Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premiership this season, reportedly interesting Aston Villa and Swansea City.

Belfast , United Kingdom - 18 November 2018; Jordan Jones of Northern Ireland following the UEFA Nations League match between Northern Ireland and Austria at the National Football Stadium...

The race for Jordan Jones is hotting up as we edge ever closer to the January transfer window.

According to The Mail, Championship duo Aston Villa and Swansea City are both interested in signing the highly-rated Kilmarnock winger and send scouts to watch him in action during Northern Ireland’s 2-1 Nations League game against Austria on Sunday.

So Rangers appear to be in last chance saloon if they want the former Middlesbrough man at Ibrox.

The Daily Record claimed in June that the Glasgow giants had offered £350,000 for Jones only for Killie to turn this down with manager Steve Clarke claiming that the bid was ‘nowhere near acceptable’. It is reported that the Ayrshire side value their attacking talisman closer to £1 million.

Jordan Jones of Kilmarnock celebrates scoring a goal at the start of the second half with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Kilmarnock at...

But the Rangers fans who tuned into Northern Ireland’s fourth and final Nations League game in League B seem to be hoping that their club is not out of the running just yet.

Jones has proven himself as one of the most impressive young attackers in the Scottish top flight and he could be a ready-made replacement for Ryan Kent, who is only on loan from Liverpool, on the Rangers left wing.

Belfast , United Kingdom - 18 November 2018; Jordan Jones of Northern Ireland in action against Julian Baumgartlinger of Austria during the UEFA Nations League match between Northern...

 

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