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Alex McLeish has insisted that Rangers could be about to complete some “incredible” business to sign Oostende forward Fashion Sakala.
The Daily Record have reported advanced talks between the two parties, with a four-year deal on the table at Ibrox this summer.
McLeish believes that Belgium is a great standard of football and that both Oostende and Sakala have been a “revelation” this season.
Speaking exclusively to Ibrox News, McLeish said, “Well, it could be a tremendous signing.
“Players in Belgium are good standard, and Oostende have actually been a revelation this season and are high up in the league; great season.
“If you’re getting him for nothing. It could be incredible business, if Rangers have run the rule over him, it’s potentially a great signing.”
Wednesday saw Sakala drop the biggest hint that there has been so far, by following numerous players in our squad on his personal Instagram account.
We have had some tough ties in the Europa League against Belgian sides Standard Liege and Royal Antwerp this season already, and the Zambian international has been thriving.
The 24-year-old has scored 13 goals and assisted a further three, and has more goal involvements than everyone in the Bears squad, outside of James Tavernier.
With a four-year deal on the table, it appears as though Gerrard is about to welcome the speedster into his squad to continue this dominance season into the future.