The Rangers-linked centre-back, Simon Deli, will reportedly undergo a medical ahead of a €2.5 million (£2.25m) move to another club later on Wednesday.
Rangers had been credited with an interest in Deli, who currently plays for Slavia Prague, although speaking via the Daily Record last night, the Ibrox boss, Steven Gerrard, insisted that while a new signing is imminent in the 27-year-old's position, it is not going to be him.
And according to HLN in Belgium, Deli is heading instead to Club Brugge.
The newspaper claims that, pending a successful medical, the Ivorian is expected to sign a multi-year contract with the Pro League runners-up, where he will replace the new Bologna recruit, Stefano Denswil.
"It will be a permanent deal for a defender," Gerrard said after Rangers beat St Josephs' 4-0 in Gibraltar. "There is still a way to go but we have had some progress in the last couple of days.
"If things progress as they have in the last 48 hours, I’m hoping something will get done by the end of the week."
According to Aftonbladet, Rangers' mystery recruit will be the player Denswil has effectively replaced at Bologna, Filip Helander.
The Swedish newspaper claims the 26-year-old could cost the Gers in the region of £4.2m.
Is Helander a better signing for Rangers than Deli?
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