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The Michael O'Halloran deal is looking increasingly unlikely, so here's six other guys we could go for instead, from Nigerians at Arsenal to Moroccans at Dunfermline.

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Rangers' transfer pursuit of Michael O'Halloran isn't making a huge amount of progress, and Mark Warburton has suggested we might take a look elsewhere. On that note, here are six other players for Mr Warburton to consider. Let us know in the comments if we've missed any.



1. Greg Stewart

Rangers Transfer Target Greg Stewart

Probably the most expensive on our list, and one we've been linked to for a move in the summer, but we could just try and get it done now. Dundee would likely dig their heels in like St. Johnstone have, but with Paul Hartley's men solidly mid-table and unlikely to challenge for the top spots and probably too good for a relegation battle, they might consider it.

Pros: Versatile, brings creativity and goals to a forward line, staunch Rangers fan, late arrival to professional football means he could have a higher ceiling for his age.

Cons: Not as direct or fast as O'Halloran, would be a difficult transfer to pull off.

2. Alex Iwobi

Rangers Transfer Target Alex Iwobi

Gedion Zelalem has been in the press recently saying he'd recommend a spell at Ibrox to any youngsters at Arsenal, and Iwobi is probably at about the same level in Arsene Wenger's plans as the American. Able to play as a winger or striker and with plenty of pace, he'd give us everything Michael O'Halloran would, although this would obviously be a loan deal.

Pros: Brings plenty of pace, wouldn't cost anything, would develop our relationship with Arsenal further.

Cons: Not exactly free-scoring, would have to be replaced ahead of next season.

3. Josh Windass

Rangers Transfer News Josh Windass

WIth a deal already tied up, we could simply go in and pay Accrington the money to get it done early. He's not as used to playing out wide but with the fluidity in our forward line could surely be a very dangerous presence around the opposition area and would help us develop him quicker.

Pros: Allows us to take a more hands-on approach in his development, scores plenty of goals.

Cons: Not a natural wide player, question marks over whether he's ready or not.

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4. Craig Sibbald

Rangers Transfer Target Craig Sibbald

One of Falkirk's most talented youngsters has already played an absurd number of professional games for his age, and a move to Rangers could bring out the best in him. A talented and versatile attacker, he could fill any number of positions in the team.

Pros: Versatile, shouldn't cost too much, huge potential.

Cons: Again not a natural wide player or a prolific scorer.

5. Greg Kiltie

Rangerd Transfer Target Greg Kiltie

Kilmarnock's hottest property surprisingly signed a new contract earlier this season, although he seems likely to be off as soon as a bigger team come in for him. A Scotland youth winger with plenty of pace and potential, he's likely to have plenty of teams keeping an eye on him.

Pros: Fast, direct winger in a similar mould to Michael O'Halloran, a lot of potential.

Cons: Lacks experience, could cost a significant amount and attract competition from other clubs.

6. Faisal El-Bakhtaoui

Rangers Transfer Target Faisal El Bakhtaoui

Shopping in the third tier shouldn't necessarily be behind us (other than the fact that if we have to write more stories about him we'll have to use increasingly unrelated-images because there's none on our database), as Dunfermline look to have found a hell of a player in the Moroccan forward. With 19 goals in 28 appearances this season and able to play anywhere in the front three, he could well make the step up and be perfect for Mark Warburton's side.

Pros: Would cost next to nothing in a fee or wages, scores loads, should fit the system perfectly, still very young.

Cons: Would have to adapt to making the step up, so could be a gamble.

Have we missed any? Let us know in the comments.