Rangers will have to move fast to land Greg Docherty as Swansea and Millwall prepare to join the race for the Hamilton midfielder.
Accies were contacted on Friday by the Ibrox club to begin talks over a move, with Hamilton believed to be looking for a fee of around £600,000.
No offer has yet been tabled but the Lanarkshire club are expecting an official bid to be made tomorrow as a number of clubs try to land the player.
Rangers are aware of the danger of stalling on a bid as they could be outpriced if English teams turn it into an auction.
Cardiff City are keen on Docherty while Premiership strugglers Swansea and Championship side
Millwall have both watched the 21-year-old in recent weeks and are ready to enter the race.
Gers boss Graeme Murty confirmed his club’s interest last night and MailSport understands the player would be keen to make the switch to Ibrox.
The powerhouse has racked up more than 100 appearances for Martin Canning ’s side since making his debut in 2013 when he was just 16.
And a source close to the player insists he’s in no rush to jump ship.
He said: “Although a move to Rangers is a huge attraction, there are English clubs interested and playing down south holds an appeal for any young…