Edmundson Bid Accepted
Monday, 26th Jul 2021 15:12
TWTD understands Rangers have accepted Town’s offer for central defender George Edmundson.
Town made a bid understood to be approaching £1 million over the weekend which the Gers agreed to accept this morning.
Edmundson is at the club this afternoon with talks regarding personal terms ongoing with the Blues offering the former Oldham man a four-year deal. Confirmation of the move could come later today.
Championship clubs have also shown interest in Edmundson this summer with Rangers having previously turned down a number of offers, the highest £750,000.
If the Blues complete the move, the central defender will become the most expensive signing of the Gamechanger revolution so far.
Derby County, where Edmundson spent the second half of last season on loan, are keen on his return to Pride Park but are only able to offer another loan due to their transfer embargo, which is the case with a number of the other interested parties.
Championship new boys Peterborough were keen on Edmundson earlier in the summer but have dropped out of the running.
More recently, League One trio Charlton, Sunderland and Portsmouth were claimed to want him on loan, however, Rangers have been looking to do a permanent deal.
Edmundson joined the Glasgow giants from Oldham for £750,000 in the summer of 2019, signing a four-year deal which still has two seasons to run.
However, the Mancunian has never really established himself at Ibrox - he has made only 13 starts and four sub appearances, scoring twice - and has fallen down the pecking order following Nikola Katic’s return from a serious knee injury.
Edmundson, who is 6ft 3in tall, came through the ranks at Oldham and spent time on loan with Ramsbottom United, Alfreton and AFC Fylde while with the Latics.
In 2018/19 he was named in the League Two Team of the Year before making his move to Rangers that summer.
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