According to Scottish Sunsport this evening, Rangers have rejected a £200,000 offer from Hibs for midfielder Ross McCrorie.
Despite the youngster being out-the-picture at Ibrox and keen on the move to Easter Road, the Ibrox club have rejected the offer.
Hibs are also thought to have added a sell-on fee for the player, but Rangers threw it out.
According to the report, Hibs are now priced out of a move for the player, and may need to resort to a loan offer.
McCrorie has two years left on his contract, and it Hibs will have to up their offer, if they can, to land him on a permanent deal.
The 22-year-old had a previous successful loan spell with Portsmouth, and it appears he has suitors in England, but is keen to stay in Scotland.
Pompey are also thought to be considering an offer for the player.
Dissapointing news for the Hibees.
McCrorie would be an exciting addition to the squad, but it seems Rangers will play hard-ball.
The youngster is said to be keen on a move to Easter Road, so the ball is now in Hibs court, do they up the offer (if they can afford it) or do they go down the loan route?
The loan route is dissapointing however, meaning McCrorie can't play against Steven Gerrard's side.
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