Sunday, 9 August 2015

Rangers step up efforts to sign Spurs pair



Rangers’ on-going saga with Tottenham Hotspur looks set to intensify this week with reports manager Mark Warburton is going to step up efforts to capture both 19-year old striker Nathan Oduwa and fellow sub-20 year old midfielder Harry Winks.

Both of these youngsters have been heavily linked with Rangers this window, and with Scott Allan becoming less and less likely now that Hibs’ boss Alan Stubbs has planted a six-figure sum on his head, U-19 England international Winks would be an excellent acquisition in his place with Warburton wanting one more quality midfielder (outwith John Eustace) to complete the engine room at Ibrox.

The Spurs Academy graduate tellingly failed to make the Tottenham bench for the opening English Premiership trip to Old Trafford, and given he was firmly there at Goodison for the final match last season, this could be a subtle hint a deal is in the offing. Whether it is permanent or loan is unknown, but speculation points to loan.

And Oduwa has emerged in recent days as reported on various outlets, and while as yet failing to score a senior goal, Rangers’ lack of striking options and his potential under a manager like Mark Warburton makes him an attractive proposition. Like Winks, this would most likely be a loan.

Rangers, ideally, would hope to complete these by the end of the week. 

24 comments:

  1. Both these boys would be very welcome additions to our squad. The young lad Oduwa will be a fantastic signing. He is going to be a star. I hope we push this over the line. Oduwa Waggy and the more and more impressive Mckay will do nicely. Check out some videos of these young guys.

    Happy days for the bluenoses :D

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  2. The two spurs youngsters oduwa & winks would be good additions to our squad but imo the most important signing for our starting 11 has to be a defensive midfielder who'll sit in front of kiernan & wilson and that will undoubtedly give us that extra protection with the way warburton has us playing ie.our defenders keeping a relatively high line so john eustace would be a very good & must signing for those reasons,it will give us that extra protection as the eustace signing will help shore up where we've lost goals already this season with the opposition playing the straight through ball into space between our centre halfs

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  3. God to see, these 2 can give us that wee extra push. We defo need a goalscorer and hopefully Oduwa can give us that although he hasn't scored at senior level, I saw him on You Tube and he looks electric, similar to Sone Aluko. Winks must have something to be on the Spurs bench.

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    1. I keep hearing folk say we need a goal scorer - we have scored 12 goals (shared among 7 players) in 3 matches. I would have thought that strike rate to be perfectly acceptable - OK, would be nice to have a 20/25 goal a season player but this type tend not to be able to perform in the high pressing, inetrchangeable system that Warburton obviously favours.

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  4. 19 Year old, Nathan Oduwa plays as a midfielder or striker for Tottenham Hotspur and played regularly for the England U17 & 18 national teams. He joined the Spurs academy in July 2012 and played for the club's Under-18 team, making 20 appearances and scoring 10 goals during the 2013–14 season. He signed a 4 month loan period contract with Luton Town until the end of the 2014–15 season and played in eleven of their league games in League Two, but never managed to score a goal with them. I personally would prefer W & W to sign a more prolific goalscorer than to be forced into giving him playing time as part of the loan deal with Spurs. However, Harry Winks could be a different prospect as he is another 19 year old product of the Tottenham Hotspur youth system. During the 2013-14 season, Winks regularly trained with the first team squad and he was named on the senior bench for the first time for a Premier League tie against Liverpool on 30 March 2014. On 27 July 2014, Winks signed a first professional contract with Tottenham and made his first team debut on 27 November 2014 in the UEFA Europa League against FK Partizan in a 1–0 home win, replacing Paulinho after 87 minutes, and had six touches of the ball, all accurate passes. On 6 July 2015, Winks signed a new contract with Tottenham until 2018, with the option of an additional further year. When you consider all the facts about young Harry, I think that this could be a good year long loan deal, as he also played regularly for the England U16, 17 & 18 national teams, so he clearly has the potential to be a great player.

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    1. 6 touches off the ball,,,,,no goals in 11 games for luton,,,the big club fi the east end will be shakin,,,,ya plums,,

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    2. Aye cos you really did great against the world beaters Quarabag, that's all we need to have you shakin ya plum!

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    3. They always lower the tone. Enter the tim. Conversation turns too shaking plums.

      Jimmy Savile he's 1 of your own!

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    4. just post the wiki link professor

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  5. There isn't a big team in the east end u plum

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  6. Complete and utter morons nothing else to do but worry about us coming up. And believe me youse idiots youse should be worried coz we're coming for you . Also John Collins is a arrogant prick you would think he actually had a decent team . About 5 percent better than the rest of Scotland ain't much to brag about is it

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    1. About 200% better than Sevco,'the Loan A Rangers!' Titter Titter, all 3RD Raters!

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  7. DUNKY POSSO BEAR WATP9 August 2015 at 14:28

    Why are the manky mob on our forums their fuckin obsessed with us ? The only reason I can put it down to is they know we are coming and are shitting themselves lol ! Everyone hates us in this country and no clubs wants to sell their players or deal with us but no problems at all if its septic fc calling . Amazing what jealousy does to people but if yous think 9 IN A ROW was bad then belt in because we are coming for yous with a rage and belief that cant be stopped . We are not 54 n COUNTING FOR NOTHING WATP and dont forget it timmy

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    1. U r a fookin comedian ur club goes out ae business owing clubs money and use are moaning cause clubs don't want to sell to use plus a junkies got more chance ae getting a loan before rangers that was the old club that had 54 USE are a new club with 2 shitting ourselves from a team ae shit loans n a couple ae hunner grand for the Wigan trio if u believe the papers lol no morton scare us more than use cunts

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    2. I agree dunky!
      Bring them on now,
      Fuck all 2 fear. Trust me I' ve watched fitba a long time & want 2 get them this year albeit in the cups.

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  8. It BEGGARS belief that that these sad tims feel the need take frequent our pages away and borrow a laptop n set up yer ain pages it doesn't cost anything . To the ones who persist open yer eyes were coming WATP


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  9. they are all consumed by us why dont they worry about there own team all over the internet following rangers and i thought it was us that did follow follow ha ha

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  10. don't worry bears MALMO will sort the manky mob out

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    1. As long as they check their paperwork first.
      Remember LEGIA.
      Sporting integrity my arse.

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  11. 1 big cup nearly half a century ago disnae
    make ye a big team. Try winning a treble without gets first !

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    1. Try winning the division use are in first ya tit

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    2. The MAGIC HAT WILL DO JUST THAT.
      TIMPOSTER!

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  12. Only a Tim could call us sevco & rangers
    In the 1 sentence. But there again they don' t
    Know what they R. The first British , Irish,
    Scottish team to win big diddy cup.
    Confused so am I.

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