By Azeem Siddiqui

24th Jun, 2022 | 6:10am

Brighton & Hove Albion want to sign Rangers star Glen Kamara – report

Brighton & Hove Albion have emerged as a strong contender to buy Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara this summer, according to 90min.

After selling Yves Bissouma to Tottenham Hotspur this summer, the Seagulls are willing to use that money to invest in the right areas.

Kamara, who is famous for his physicality and heading ability in particular, is coming on the back of an impressive campaign for the Gers where he was instrumental in the middle of the part.

The report further stated that Brighton are not the only club interested in acquiring the services of the star midfielder as there is concrete interest from the likes RB Leipzig and Eintracht Frankfurt, both sides against whom Kamara produced outstanding performances in the Europa League last season.

The Finland international has three years left on his deal and has a transfer value of £5 million, according to Transfermarkt.

Midfield Workhorse

If you ask the Rangers fans about Kamara, they will tell you that the midfielder is a complete workhorse and covers every blade of grass.

The Finland international has been one of the most important players during the Giovanni van Bronckhorst era.

During the time when Iasi Hagi got injured midway through the season, it was Kamara who kept the midfield together with Joe Aribo.

Their pivot guided Rangers to the Europa League final where they lost narrowly on penalties to Eintracht Frankfurt.

In the recently concluded season, the 26-year-old, who is famous for being that silky option in the middle of the park, played 26 games in the league, scoring three goals and providing three assists. He started 79% of the matches in the league season under Van Bronckhorst [Transfermarkt].

In a summer where there was many players’ future was in doubt, the potential departure of Kamara will be a serious blow for Rangers who must look to find a suitable replacement before letting the star player go.

In other Rangers news, contract talks with a key player have hit a new impasse with a summer exit now on the cards.