Rangers transfers news

Gers reject Edu bid

January 6, 2012

Rangers manager Ally McCoist has confirmed the club has rejected a bid for Maurice Edu from Sochaux.

Maurice Edu celebrates opening the scoring against Motherwell
GettyImagesMaurice Edu celebrates opening the scoring against Motherwell

• Lafferty blow for Gers

The French club revealed yesterday the American midfielder is high on their wanted list this month.

However, McCoist insists they are nowhere near matching the Scottish champions' valuation of the player.

He said: ''We rejected a bid from Sochaux for Maurice Edu and I can tell you that I want Maurice Edu to sign a new contract rather than go anywhere.

''I genuinely don't know [if they will come back in]. What I would say is the bid that they put in was so far away that I would be very surprised if they came back in.''