Het Nieuwsblad are reporting that Rangers have agreed personal terms with 21 year-old Standard Liege midfielder Nicolas Raskin. All that remains is for Rangers and Standard to agree a transfer fee before the player will officially move to the Scottish Premier League.
The central midfielder was dropped from the Standard first team after contract negotiations stalled, with the player’s current deal up at the end of this season. Prior to being dismissed from the first team, Raskin played 17 games this season for Standard, scoring once and providing four assists.
Raskin had been rumoured to leave over the summer, with Rangers once of the teams linked with the talented midifelder. However, after Glen Kamara’s transfer to Nice fell through, the deal for Raskin also failed to materialise.
Head coach Ronny Deila spoke about the situation a few months ago. The Norwegian said “It’s a shame, because he’s a fantastic boy and an important player for us. It is a political decision and as a club you also have to create value on your players”.