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Rangers accept Rizespor offer for Cifuentes - gossip

Rangers have accepted an offer from Rizespor for midfielder Jose Cifuentes, with the 24-year-old poised to move to the Turkish top flight on loan with a £2m option to buy at the end of the season amid interest from other clubs in Europe and South America. (Scottish Sun On Sunday)

Rangers left-back Ridvan Yilmaz has agreed to a move to Galatasaray, but minor problems remain in coming to an agreement as the Turkish club want an option to buy the 22-year-old while the Scottish Premiership outfit do not wish to give that guarantee. (Sabah)

No fresh bids have been received by Rangers for Turkish left-back Ridvan Yilmaz, who started Saturday's 1-0 league win over St Mirren. (Sunday Mail, print edition)

APOEL Nicosia expect on-loan left-back Jefte's future to be resolved over the weekend, with Rangers linked with signing the 20-year-old Brazilian permanently from parent club Fluminense. (Glasgow Evening Times)

While Heart of Midlothian head coach Steven Naismith is confident of retaining Lawrence Shankland by the time the January transfer window closes, Rangers scouts were at Tynecastle to watch Saturday's win over Aberdeen in which the 28-year-old Scotland striker scored. (Scottish Sun On Sunday)

Hearts head coach Steven Naismith says it is down to Rangers' internal communications if counterpart Philippe Clement did not know the full extent of Alex Lowry's injury on the midfielder's return to Ibrox at the end of the 20-year-old's loan. (Football Scotland)

Former Rangers centre-half David Bates, who still has 18 months left on his contract at Mechelen in Belgium, looks poised for a transfer to Konyaspor after the Turkish club made an undisclosed offer for the 27-year-old. (Scottish Sun On Sunday)

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