Rangers star Fashion Sakala could be loaned out as French club Auxerre ‘apply’
French club Auxerre have reportedly made an approach to loan Rangers striker Fashion Sakala.
The Zambian international is rumored to be a target for the newly promoted Ligue 1 side.
The well-mannered striker has proven popular with Gers backing since his arrival last season.
The 25-year-old scored nine goals in 30 games last season which is impressive considering many of his appearances came from the bench.
His antics on social media and in front of the camera have also entertained the Ibrox faithful as well as his targets.
He is normally seen laughing and doing interviews with a big smile.
He also had his own Ibrox chant dedicated to him as Shakira’s famous World Cup anthem “Waka Waka” was adapted to bear his name, and he is often seen reacting during the warm-up on match day. .
But a recent report from France suggested it could be on the move this summer.
French publication Homme du Match said: “Auxerre have asked for the one-season loan of Zambian international striker Fashion Sakala.
“The speed of the Glasgow Rangers winger is highly appreciated by the Auxerre management.”
But, they also go on to say that it will be difficult to convince the striker to move to France due to his first-team responsibilities.
Meanwhile, Rangers have finalized the signing of much-loved youngster Cameron Bell from Everton.
The youngster had been playing for Everton for almost ten years before the move from Ibrox.
Bell, a Scotland Under-18 international, becomes the latest highly rated youngster to sign up for the Gers academy in what has been a busy transfer window so far.
Earlier this week the Light Blues won the race to sign Bailey Rice from Motherwell, as they also beat competition from England to sign Cameron Cooper from Partick Thistle.
Bell becomes the latest addition to Ibrox’s youth squad, and he will join the Under-18 side, led by Cameron Campbell and Steven Smith, for the coming season.
Bell took to Instagram last week to confirm his departure from Everton, around the same time reports of a move to Rangers emerged.
He said: “9 years in this football club.
“I’ve traveled the world with my best friends and beaten some of the best teams in the world. I was going to put some of my goals in, but I thought there would be too many, you see.
“Some of the best times of my life playing for this football club and wouldn’t change a thing.
“Thank you to everyone at Everton who made me the person and player I am today.
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