Report outlines Antwerp stance on Daniel Opare amid Rangers and Aston Villa speculation

Dino Arslanagic of Antwerp, Yannick Bolasie of Anderlecht and Daniel Opare of Antwerp fight for the ball during the Jupiler Pro League play-off 1 match (day 3) between Rsc Anderlecht and...

Glasgow Rangers manager Steven Gerrard reportedly wants Daniel Opare at Ibrox, with Aston Villa and Norwich City also claimed to be interested in him.

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

Daniel Opare is a player in demand, with Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers, Aston Villa and Norwich City reported to be interested in signing the Royal Antwerp defender.

According to The Scottish Sun, Rangers manager Gerrard is looking at Opare as a possible replacement for James Tavernier.

 

Villa, who will play in the Premier League next season after clinching promotion from the Championship via the playoffs, and Brighton and Hove Albion are reported to be interested in former Newcastle United right-back Tavernier.

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The Scottish Sun has also claimed of interest in Opare from Villa and Norwich City, who will also feature in the Premier League next season after clinching automatic promotion from the Championship.

Daniel Opare of Antwerp and Yari Verschaeren of Anderlecht fight for the ball during the Jupiler Pro League play-off 1 match (day 3) between Rsc Anderlecht and Royal Antwerp Fc at Constant...

According to Voetbal Krant, though, Antwerp will not let Opare leave without a struggle and will make it hard for clubs to prise him away.

The 28-year-old Ghana international right-back joined Antwerp in the summer transfer window and made nine appearances in the Jupiler League this season, according to WhoScored.

Antwerp's Daniel Opare and Anderlecht's Francis Amuzu fight for the ball during a soccer match between Royal Antwerp FC and RSC Anderlecht, Sunday 12 May 2019 in Antwerp, on day 8 (out of...

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