The Scottish giants have been reported to have had competition from Serie A for the youngster but feel the club have convinced he will stay further.

Rangers are near to completing a move to create their loan of Ianis Hagi out of Genk permanent because of a clause in their own loan agreement to purchase him for £4.5 million.

Rangers have been progressing the paperwork at the break in play to fasten the player who’s highly regarded by Steven Gerrard and his training team. The youngster currently has ten caps because of his national team and he matches the vision of this director to mold his Scottish Premier League side around youthful talent.

However, the 4.5m charge represents a huge investment for your Glasgow club and it’s going to be in the top 10 largest fees paid by Rangers from the club’s foundation.

Hagi’s biggest moment at a blue shirt was his brace from the 3-2 comeback win over Braga from the final 32 of this Europa League to reserve a tie against Leverkusen at another round.

His dad Gheorghe Hagi was seeing on and is widely considered to be his nation’s greatest ever player. His period at Real Madrid in the 1990s could be one reason for Los Blancos’ interest in making a sentimental homecoming for another generation of their family.

The attacker is presently at home in Romania throughout the coronavirus epidemic as leagues around Europe await news of if they could go back to training and play with games.

“I only wish to send some support and love in the family to the entire planet, particularly the physicians, nurses, and health workers,” Hagi said amid the stoppage in football due to coronavirus.

“Those having the guts to go each and every day outside to work and attempt to save lives. On the flip side, I am very eager to return to training. I’m excited about seeing the men, again and again, be training together daily, but we understand we’re in a challenging situation at this time so the only issue is simply to keep healthy, stay safe, stay home, attempt to adhere to the rules and everything will be okay.”