One in, one out – the latest transfers at Ibrox


Lee Hodson and Umaro Balde will be going in opposite directions over the next few days, according to reports.

Hodson, out of contract, is now a free agent and has a clutch of clubs seeking his signature – St Mirren are in pole position, while Ipswich Town, Bolton and others have been linked with taking on a free agent of this quality. The 27 year old never got a fair crack of the whip at Ibrox, and rarely let the side down when played in his natural position – he also has a solid number of international caps for NI so for a team of St Mirren’s position, Hodson would be a fine addition and a lucrative Bosman.

Meanwhile Balde, a product of the Sporting Academy in Portugal, is interesting Steven Gerrard hugely after an impressive trial at Auchenhowie, and the 16-year old is regarded as a defensive midfielder, which appears to be a position of much flux at Ibrox, given the links over Glen Kamara and Ross McCrorie. He would certainly be one for the future, much like January addition Nathan Young-Coombes.

There is a tonne of summer business going on at Ibrox, contracts expiring, loans ending, and Ibrox Noise will bring you up to date with the bulk of it.


  1. We Also Need Players that can make us a Pound or two in the short Term

    We need to do what them lot have done over the last few years
    …..Forster, Van Dijk, Wanyama, Armstrong etc

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