Rangers try to lure Eagles to Ibrox

Rangers have opened talks with Burnley as they bid to make Chris Eagles their first signing of the summer.

The Championship club confirmed on Wednesday they have received a "formal approach" from the Scottish champions for the winger.

Reports suggest the 24 year old would cost the Ibrox side around £1.3million, with Rangers set to earn £2million from the sale of Kevin Thomson to Middlesbrough.

A statement from Burnley read: "Burnley Football Club can confirm it has received a formal approach from Scottish Premier League champions Rangers for winger Chris Eagles, who has just 12 months remaining on his current contract at Turf Moor.

"The two clubs are now in negotiations."

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