Rangers have reportedly opened talks with 19-year-old striker Rayhaan Tulloch, with the West Brom prospect’s contract with the club expiring this summer.
Football Insider claim that the Baggies U-23 prodigy has been in preliminary talks with the Scottish side this week, with Rangers working on a deal that could see Tulloch depart the Hawthorns for free at the end of this season despite the teenager playing his first few minutes for West Brom’s senior team this month as stats from WhoScored show.
As stats from Flash Score show, the versatile attacker has been in sensational form for West Brom in this season’s Premier League 2, with Tulloch scoring nine and assisting two for the Albion’s high-flying U-23 side, sparking interest from Premier League and European clubs as reported by The Daily Mail.
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As per the Football Insider report, West Brom have positioned themselves in a vulnerable position over Tulloch’s future with the club, with the youngster’s professional contract with the Baggies expiring this summer, which could see the promising teenager depart for free unless the Albion can sway the promising attacker to renew with the Championship side.
Tulloch could be keen on a move north of the border, though, with Rangers proving in the past two seasons under Steven Gerrard to be a side that are willing to gamble on and develop English talent, with the likes of Ryan Kent, George Edmundson and Sheyi Ojo being first-team regulars for the Old Firm side this year as stats from Transfermarkt show.
West Brom will be eager to not allow another exciting youngster depart the club, with the Baggies already looking likely to be losing Nathan Ferguson this summer after losing Louie Barry last year to FC Barcelona, and Slaven Bilic will have to show a level of faith to Tulloch if he is to keep the talented teenager around at the club beyond this season.