Rangers agree deal with Coventry over John Fleck
Rangers claim they have reached an agreement with Coventry over the transfer of John Fleck.
Fleck is one of a number of Ibrox players who have objected to the transfer of their contracts from Rangers to Charles Green's newco.
PFA Scotland believes the wantaway players are free agents and have asked the football authorities to release their registration from Rangers, but Green has vowed to seek compensation.
It was nevertheless understood that any deal taking the 20-year-old midfielder away from the crisis-torn club would be on free-agent terms.
But responding to media speculation this morning, Rangers said that an agreement had been reached with Coventry for Fleck that "recognised Rangers' rights".
"An inaccurate media report this morning suggests the Club is taking legal action against John Fleck over his move to Coventry City," read a statement on rangers.co.uk.
"Both clubs have in fact reached agreement for the transfer of the player and Coventry have recognised Rangers' rights as part of the process.
"A formal announcement will be made later today."
Green bought the assets of Rangers for £5.5million two weeks ago but his club's future is unclear.
Scottish Premier League clubs are set to vote against admitting them to the top flight and opposition is growing among Scottish Football League clubs over a deal to put them in the Irn-Bru First Division.
Latest in Sport
The dust is barely settling on the Premier League season and the bookies are looking to persuade us ...
by Gareth Purnell
22 May 2013 02:01 AM
The guard has changed at Old Trafford for the first time in 26 years. Meanwhile, down the road, the ...
by The Sports Lawyer
21 May 2013 10:01 PM
With the top nine players in the men’s world tennis rankings all missing this tournament to prepare ...
by Gareth Purnell
21 May 2013 02:01 AM
Exclusive: Championship clubs set to push for safe-standing trials
Sergio Garcia at centre of racism row as dispute with Tiger Woods continues
Gaël Clichy: Roberto Mancini must take share of blame for dismissal
Phil Neville in frame for role at Stoke City
Andy Carroll stalls on £15m move to West Ham in hope Newcastle step in
- 1 Gay couple beaten in park urge MPs to moderate language on gay marriage
- 2 Swedes set up 'ultimate Viking movie'
- 3 After woman sells virginity for $780,000, here are the results of our prostitution survey
BMF is the UK’s biggest and best loved outdoor fitness classes
Win anything from gadgets to five-star holidays on our competitions and offers page.