Rangers are closing in on the signing of Roma’s Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq
The Ibrox club are in advanced discussions with the striker and Roma over a season-long loan deal as Steven Gerrard looks to bolster his attacking options for the forthcoming season.
Rangers are hopeful a deal will be completed in time for the player to join the squad at their training camp in Spain.
Sadiq has caught the eye after spending the second half of last season on loan at NAC Breda, where he scored five goals in 13 games for the dutch side
Roma signed the Nigerian forward from Spezia.
The 21-year-old found it tough at Roma unable to get regular game time and had spells on loan at Bologna and Torino before his stint in the Netherlands.
Sadiq who has also won Olympic Bronze with Nigeria will become the club’s eighth capture of the window
He will Join another Nigerian Liverpool midfielder Ovie Ejaria who was also snapped up on loan by Rangers earlier this month