St Johnstone keeper Zander Clark is reportedly being watched by Rangers as the champions prepare for life after veteran number one Allan McGregor – with Clark entering the final six months of his contract at McDiarmid Park.
Clarke has been a standout for the Saints in recent seasons and was key in their historic double cup success last season, with manager Callum Davidson putting him alongside Perth legends Alan Main and Alan Mannus.
Former Scotland number one McGregor has been in and out of the Rangers side this season and as he approaches his 40th birthday, the shotstopper is widely expected to call it a day at the end of the current campaign.
That leaves the Ibrox side on the lookout for a successor and, the Daily Record claim, they have set their sights on Clark.
The St Johnstone number on is currently away with Steve Clarke’s Scotland squad ahead of the crunch games against Moldova and Denmark, and his club boss thinks there is still more to come from the 29-year-old.
St Johnstone talks underway with reported Rangers target
Saints have opened talks with Clark over a new deal but the keeper will soon be free to talk to other clubs about a move and that has alerted Rangers.
During his time at McDiarmid Park, Clark has made 188 appearances for St Johnstone and helped write his name into Saints folklore with a string of massive performances on the way to last season’s cup double.
If Clark was to move to Ibrox, he’d face competition from current Scotland squad colleague Jon McLaughlin and homegrown Rangers youngster Robby McCrorie for the gloves at Rangers.
At 29, it is likely Clark’s last chance to get a ‘big’ move that would set him up financially but the possibility of not playing regularly at the prime of his career is one that he’ll have to seriously weigh up if an offer is made.
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