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Martyn Waghorn wanted by Nottingham Forest, Leeds and Sunderland

Mark Warburton wants his striker back.

Celtic v Rangers - Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Martyn Waghorn could be the subject of a bidding war in the summer involving Mark Warburton's Nottingham Forest.

Warburton obviously likes Waghorn, and seems to think he could do a job in the Championship. Leeds and Sunderland have also been mentioned as potential destinations, according to the Daily Mail.

Waghorn has an excellent scoring record for Rangers at his time here, but he didn't adapt as seamlessly to the Premiership as we might've expected. As we might find out, some of that may have been the odd, anaemic offensive tactics that Warburton used, but either way, his record is still very good.

Leeds and Sunderland, both of whom could be Premier League teams next season, seem like odd destinations, and it seems more likely they're planning the move in case they end up in the second tier again - it's hard to see Waghorn being effective in the English top flight.

Of course, whether Waghorn will want to join Warburton is up for debate - he was one of very few players to take a wee swipe at the manager after his departure, bemoaning his rotation policy.

Waghorn's been a strange player for Rangers - despite his goal tally, we've constantly talked about the need for a penalty box striker, which he certainly isn't. If we can get good money for him from a bidding war, it probably makes sense to sell.