Like De Bruyne, the 7m Rangers' potential 7m Rangers is more exciting than Mooy

Like De Bruyne, the 7m Rangers' potential 7m Rangers is more exciting than Mooy ...

Following Ange Postecoglous' remarkable debut season at Parkhead, Giovanni van Bronckhorst's hopes rose in a cloud of foul-smelling smoke.

Premiership winners are strengthening from a position of strength with a number of high-quality additions in a variety of roles following the signings of six and seven this summer.

And Mooy, a player Postecoglou knows from their time in the Australian national team, is, on paper at least, one of the most inspired, pound-for-pound additions in recent Scottish football history.

After all, it's rare to find a footballer with such skill, competence, and class available to a side with a small budget. Mooy's free-agent status and his desire to return to British shores have been exploited by the Hoops.

The ball is now bouncing into Rangers' court. How do Celtics Old Firm rivals respond to a move that threatens to adancen the four-point gap between the two Glasgow giants from last term?

Look no further than Darius Olaru.

Former Hungary star Vasile Miriuta spoke recently of the FSCB playmaker. At this age, he should play abroad.Im talking about a top team. He is in the best shape of his career.

(Olaru) seems to me to be a player too good for Romania, and adds the one-time Liga 1 ace Eric de Oliveira. He does both phases; defensive and offensive. He scores and passes.

Olaru is the equivalent of Kevin de Bruyne at Manchester City, according to Mihail Stoica, the long-time FCSB director. A tally of 12 assists and six goals for the club that was previously known as Steaua Bucharest last season demonstrates that there is a degree of discipline and skill to Olarus' play.

Rangers had a look at Olaru earlier in the summer, according to ProSport. FCSB chairman Gigi Becali has since admitted that he would accept a bid of around $7 million for the 24-year-old Romanian international.

Olaru would be the second-most expensive signing in Rangers history, after Ryan Kent's 10 million move to Southampton. Ajax, on the other hand, have agreed to a near 20 million contract for Calvin Bassey. Moreover, reinforcements in central midfield are on the wish list. Despite Tom Lawrence's arrival from Derby County.

Olaru would obviously not be as expensive as Mooy, but he is considerably younger and offers greater potential and re-sale value. And if he possesses even a shred of De Bruynes' defence-splitting potential, the 7 million fee will be quickly refunded with interest.

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