Report claims Wolves owners wanted to buy Rangers

A general view of the exterior ahead of the UEFA Europa League Qualifying Round match between Rangers and Shkupi at Ibrox Stadium on July 12, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers was reportedly on Wolverhampton Wanderers owners Fosun International’s radar.

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According to The Times, super-agent Jorge Mendes made an approach to buy Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers on behalf of Fosun International before Wolverhampton Wanderers.

As reported by BBC Sport in July 2016, Chinese conglomerate Fosun International bought Wolves for £45 million.

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Super-agent Mendes has been a close advisor to Fosun International since 2015, and The Times has claimed that he helped them buy Wolves after approaching Rangers.

 

Premier League success

Wolves won the Championship title with ease last season and are doing quite well in the Premier League at the moment.

The Wanderers could end up in the top half of the Premier League this season, and that will represent success for Nuno's team.

A general view of the exterior ahead of the UEFA Europa League Qualifying Round match between Rangers and Shkupi at Ibrox Stadium on July 12, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Title challenge

As for Rangers, the Gers are challenging bitter Old Firm rivals Celtic for the Scottish Premiership title this season.

Under manager Steven Gerrard, who was appointed in the role in the summer of 2018, Rangers have been superb so far this campaign, and there is a genuine chance that they could end up winning the league title.

General view of Molineux prior to the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton FC at Molineux on September 29, 2018 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

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