Ross Wilson signing Carlos Mendes Gomes would be a big steal for Rangers
Rangers are reportedly interested in signing Carlos Mendes Gomes and the Morecambe midfielder could prove to be a real find for Ross Wilson.
The Scottish Sun link Gers to the Spaniard, who has propelled his side up the League Two table this season.
He has been in remarkable form with 15 goals and two assists so it is not surprising to see him linked with a move to Ibrox.
It would certainly be a big step up for Gomes but at 22 he has room to improve and could benefit from training with better players and under a manager like Steven Gerrard.
There could be good news for Gers in regard to a potential transfer fee, too.
Gomes’ contract expires at the end of the season and although Morecambe boss Derek Adams has hinted at triggering a one-year extension [The Visitor], any fee or compensation for a League Two player is hardly going to stretch the budget too much.
Morecambe are not exactly in a position to play hardball either due to their financial position, particularly if the youngster requests a move.
Adams has previously spoken about Morecambe players having to take a 20 per cent pay cut, with the Shrimps possessing the smallest budget in League Two [The Visitor].
We have a great opportunity to land a real bargain, therefore, and Gomes is a gem.
Adams has described Gomes as a “fantastic” player with a brilliant work ethic in training and in matches [Daily Record].
It shows too, as Gomes has produced 1.2 key passes per game and even has 2.4 tackles per game [WhoScored], which is quite extraordinary for a wide player.
Per WyScout, he also has two dribbles and three interceptions per game, so he has flourished in many areas of his game this term.
There is plenty for Gerrard to work with and he should enjoy sculpting a young player into the next big thing.
Gomes may not be Champions League ready but he could be a very useful understudy to Ryan Kent if he joins this summer.
In other Rangers news, Ally McCoist has made a huge Rangers transfer claim and Chris Sutton has responded.