Rangers agree £750,000 fee to sign Charlie McCann from Manchester United
Rangers have agreed a fee worth £750,000 to sign midfielder Charlie McCann from Manchester United, according to the Manchester Evening News.
The newspaper reports that McCann, 19, is expected to initially join up with the Gers’ B team with the hope that he’s ready for first-team action in 2022.
McCann is set to become the first player to be sold by Man United this summer while he’s also going to become the first new signing who Rangers will pay a fee for after freebie swoops for Fashion Sakala, Nnamdi Ofoborh and John Lundstram.
First-team in 2022
McCann is clearly a talent if he’s playing for Man United’s Under-23s as only the best young players make the grade in their youth set-up.
Of course, there’s no guarantee that McCann will make it in senior football but there’s a reason why he’s quit Old Trafford and moved away from his home country of England to start afresh in Glasgow.
The Coventry-born midfielder has reportedly been mooted as a first-team player for next year and if that is the case then that’s a great signing.
The Gers could get a major profit on the six-figure fee they’re paying for McCann in the future or, even better, get someone who massively improves the senior squad in Govan.
We won’t set our expectations too high but we are excited about this arrival.
It would be nice to see the Light Blues continue adding to the squad before the summer transfer window closes.
We’re not desperate for additions – unless players are sold – but an extra winger and a central midfielder would not go amiss.
In other Rangers news, the Gers beautifully trolled Celtic on Twitter over their Champions League exit this week.