Evander to Rangers transfer hopes fade with Midtjylland star 'set' for January MLS switch

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Rangers look to person missed retired connected a erstwhile transportation target, with Brazilian playmaker Evander connected the brink of joining Portland Timbers successful the MLS.

The 24-year old, who plays for FC Midtjylland successful Denmark, is reportedly acceptable to articulation the Oregon broadside successful January for astir $10million, which would smash the club's transportation record.

American writer Tom Bogert reports that the woody is astir done, with lone insignificant details and a aesculapian inactive to go. Evander has been successful good signifier for the Danish Superliga outfit this season, and has already netted 7 goals successful 17 appearances this season. The erstwhile Vasco da Gama younker postgraduate has besides caught the oculus successful the Europa League, and presently tops the charts for assists successful the contention truthful acold this play with five. Evander has established himself arsenic 1 of the apical players successful the Danish apical flight, and has scored 50 goals successful 167 appearances for the nine since joining successful 2018.

Back successful August, Record Sport reported that the Brazilian midfielder was connected Gers brag Giovanni van Bronckhorst's radar successful the last days of the summertime window, with Midtjylland Director of Sport Svend Graversen admitting that the nine were unfastened to listening to offers for the player. Reports successful the Turkish media astatine the clip besides claimed that Rangers were the preferred destination for Evander should a determination person materialised, aft a transportation to Galatasaray fell through.

Rangers supporters person been captious of the club's transportation argumentation successful caller seasons, with the Ibrox broadside present trailing rivals Celtic astatine the apical of the Premiership by 9 points. The Gers besides failed miserably successful their archetypal Champions League radical signifier run successful 12 years, losing convincingly successful each six of their matches, including an embarrassing 7-1 location decision to Liverpool. Van Bronckhorst is present nether immense unit to clasp his job, with the Rangers committee holding an AGM time to sermon the Dutchman's future.

It remains to beryllium seen arsenic to whether the erstwhile Barcelona and Arsenal prima volition beryllium fixed much clip to effort and crook his side's fortunes around, with the January transportation model connected the horizon. Rangers are apt to effort and adhd to their squad erstwhile it opens, but are besides successful information of losing brace Alfredo Morelos and Ryan Kent connected escaped transfers, with some players retired of declaration successful the summer. The duo person came nether dense disapproval for their lacklustre performances this season, with Ryan Kent reportedly looking to instrumentality to England astatine the expiration of his Rangers contract.

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