Millwall are lining up a bid for Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger.

The Evening Chronicle says the Lions want Newcastle's out-of-favour striker Ranger - but they are not prepared to pay the Toon's £1m-plus asking price.

Bolton Wanderers and Leicester City are also monitoring Ranger's availability and United are confident they will be able to move the England under-19 striker on before the start of the season.

However, with front-runners the Lions unwilling to go anywhere near the asking price, they may have to lower their fee, which is currently around the £1.5m mark.

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