According to the Daily Mail, Derby County and Rangers have also shown an interest in Benfica winger Chris Willock this past summer.

The former Arsenal man is seemingly set to return to England.

Willock spent the initial part of last season on loan at West Bromwich Albion, before joining Huddersfield Town for the second half of the campaign.

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The Daily Mail claim the Terriers have agreed a £1 million fee with Benfica for Willock.

The winger, however, has yet to agree personal terms with the Yorkshire club giving fellow suitors Derby and Rangers time to hijack a potential deal.

Rangers dropped points at the top of the Scottish Premiership after a 2-2 draw at Hibs.

The Gers have shown defensive solidarity this season. Going forward however there are question marks with Celtic scoring three more despite playing one game fewer.

A lack of creativity out wide could be Rangers’ undoing. And a player such as Willock may just have the tools to be a problem solver at Ibrox this season.

 

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is a big fan, calling him a natural talent.

Derby, meanwhile, have bolstered their winger options with Poland international Kamil Jozwiak and former Liverpool man Jordon Ibe arriving during the past week.

But manager Phillip Cocu will still want to strengthen his attacking options.

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The Rams have looked blunt and lack quality in the final third. Willock, 22, is quick, strong on the ball and direct – attributes which Derby have missed so far this term.

Huddersfield will be hopeful of concluding a deal shorty. But, if the latest reports are true, there is still time for Rangers and Derby to swoop in ahead of them.

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