Scottish Daily Mail

IBROX GLOVE AFFAIR

Rangers target deal for United keeper Siegrist

- By STEPHEN McGOWAN and JOHN McGARRY

RANGERS are planning a precontrac­t move for Dundee United goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist.

Entering the last six months of his current deal at Tannadice, the Swiss is free to talk to interested clubs. On the radar of English Premier League side Southampto­n, the 29-year-old also has interest from Germany, France and Belgium.

However, a summer switch to Ibrox has now emerged as an option for Siegrist, who has been a consistent performer over four seasons in Scottish football.

Current Ibrox No 1 Allan McGregor turns 40 this month and has yet to decide if he will stay on at Rangers for another year.

Scotland internatio­nal Jon McLaughlin is also out of contract at the end of the current campaign and, after nine appearance­s, has yet to sign an extension.

Resigned to the likelihood of Siegrist departing in the summer window, Dundee United have planned ahead by signing Finnish internatio­nal

 ?? ?? No1 target: Siegrist is seen as a long-term successor to Allan McGregor at Ibrox
No1 target: Siegrist is seen as a long-term successor to Allan McGregor at Ibrox

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