Date: 15th July 2010 at 7:44am
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Scottish Premier League champions Rangers have made a formal approach for winger Chris Eagles, who has just 12 months remaining on his current contract at Turf Moor. Burnley FC have confirmed the approach and both clubs are now in negotiations.

Eagles has made it plain that his ambitions lie elsewhere following Burnley’s relegation from the Premier League last season and a number of top flight clubs had been linked with an interest including Spurs, Everton and Bolton.

It looks like Eagles though might be tempted to move North of the Border and both Celtic and now Rangers have been reported in the media to be looking at the 24 year old former Manchester United player Only Rangers though would appear to have made an official approach

Eagles signed for Burnley on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee in July 2008.

Some media reports yesterday were suggesting a fee of £1-£1.3 million could be bid by Rangers which would appear to be quite derogatory. Clarets fans await further news but most in their hearts never expected the player to be on our books by the time the 2010-11 season kicked-off.