Rangers manager Graeme Murty has confirmed the Gers have made an official approach for Hamilton playmaker Greg Docherty as he looks to improve his squad for the second-half of the season.
The Gers have yet to hear any response from Accies about a move for the 21-year-old central-midfielder which, according to the Daily Record, would set the Gers back £600,000.
Murty has already brought in midfielder Sean Goss while Andy Halliday has also returned to the club after his loan spell with Gabala in Azerbaijan was cut short.
Murty confirmed the approach as he admitted he wants to make his squad to get “stronger” and “better”.
“We made an approach, but that’s as far as things have gone,” Murty said, as quoted by the Scottish Sun.
“We are looking to bring players in because we want the group to get stronger and be better.”
The Gers have also brought winger Jamie Murphy into the club on loan as Murty looks to close the gap on runaway Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic.
A move for Scotland Under-21 international Docherty would increase the Gers’ options in central midfield with Ryan Jack, Graham Dorrans, Jason Holt, Andy Halliday, Jamie Barjonas and Ross McCrorie all competing for one of two places.
Docherty has made 25 appearances for Hamilton this season, scoring three times, as he tries to help Accies retain their place in Scotland’s top-flight.
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