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Rangers winger Barrie McKay available, should Leeds United try and sign him?

22 year-old Scottish international is reportedly available for £2 million

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A clear-out at Rangers FC in Glasgow could provide a number of good players that need another chance at a different club to shine. While Martyn Waghorn has already been linked to Leeds United, other good players could be available for a discounted price, as the new manager, Pedro Caixinha, gets ready for a “fire sale” to clear players that are no longer part of the club’s plans.

Barrie McKay is one of the players that The Daily Record claims should be getting ready for a move south to England. The Scottish international is only 22 years old and would be worth a look in the off-season. While he only scored six goals for Rangers last year, he is still young and a reboot may be needed to restart his career.

The reported £2 million price tag is a bargain price for the young player, as he was reportedly valued at £6 million in January as the player was linked to RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga after the two clubs played a friendly. Two be offered for as little as £2 million shows just how desperate Caixinha is to bring in his own players to the club and get rid of the team that finished in third place in the SPFL.

While Leeds doesn’t need another winger, the young Scottish player has already appeared 101 times in the senior squad for Rangers, scoring 11 goals. He is a player on the rise and worth the small transfer fee as the reward that could be gained would greatly outweigh the risk the club would be taking. After all, it’s now reported that Troy Deeney, he of 10 Premier League goals, is apparently available for an eye-watering fee of £35 million from Watford FC. That’s far too rich for the likes of Leeds, no matter how good of a fit he might be for the club.