Rangers Director of Football Ross Wilson has admitted there is a gentleman’s agreement in place with Alfredo Morelos, that if a club bids what the Ibrox board value him at, Rangers will sell him.
Morelos, 24, has been seeking his move out of Rangers for nearly three years, and had looked like he would switch to Lille for £16.5M, but Rangers considered that below the minimum £20M they reportedly value his services at and, like all other bids so far, rejected it.
But Wilson confirmed Morelos is aware of what the club sees his value at, and if it is met, the agreement will be honoured and they will sell the Colombian.
Morelos sees his future away from Rangers, as we’ve known for some time, but the striker accepts Rangers will only sell him on their terms, and those terms were not met in the summer or at any other time.
Which means till January at least, the striker, back on scoring form after his bullet header in midweek, remains a Rangers player.
We will discuss more on Morelos later today, but there is no harm having an option of his quality to call upon.
And the Ibrox board’s hardball stance is welcome, after such low transfer fees in the past for players worth much more.
We will see what bids arrive come January.