Rangers are launching a bid for West Ham United midfielder Julien Faubert.

The Sun says the 25-year-old French winger cost the Hammers £6million 18 months ago from Bordeaux but has played just 19 games after picking up an Achilles problem.

Rangers are hoping an offer of around £3.5m will persuade West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola to sell as he offloads fringe players.