Rangers and Derby target John Souttar will reportedly cost at least £3m

John Souttar of Heart of Midlothian F.C. scores his team's second goal during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Heart of Midlothian and Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Hampden Park...

Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers reportedly wants John Souttar at Ibrox, with Derby County also claimed to be interested.

15th September 2018, Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Rangers versus Dundee; General view of Ibrox Stadium, home of Rangers Ibrox Stadium of Rangers

According to The Daily Record, John Souttar will cost at least £3 million, with Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers and Frank Lampard’s Derby County interested in the defender.

The Daily Record has reported that Rangers are interested in signing Souttar from Scottish Premiership rivals Heart of Midlothian in the summer transfer window.

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The report has claimed that Hearts will look at least £3m for the 22-year-old central defender, with TEAMtalk reporting of Derby’s interest in the youngster.

The Rams are in the Championship at the moment, but Lampard’s team will play in the Premier League next season if they win the playoff final against Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium in London next Monday.

John Souttar of Hearts takes on Aleksander Dimitruev of FC Infonet Tallinn during the UEFA Europa League First Qualifying Round match between Heart of Midlothian FC and FC Infonet Tallinn...

Promising defender

Souttar is far from the finished article, but the Hearts star is very talented and is hugely promising.

The former Dundee central defender has played well for his side this season, and he will be a smart long-term signing for Rangers and Derby.

According to WhoScored, the 22-year-old made 23 starts and one substitute appearance in the Scottish Premiership for Hearts this season.

John Souttar of Scotland during the Uefa U21 European Championship qualifier between France and Scotland at Stade Jean Bouin on March 24, 2016 in Angers, France.

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