Rangers Set Valuation for Jack Butland Amid Birmingham City and Wayne Rooney Interest

Rangers Football Club has officially stated their price for goalkeeper Jack Butland, as the Championship side Birmingham City and their manager Wayne Rooney express a keen interest in acquiring the in-form shot-stopper. According to transfer journalist Pete O’Rourke, writing for Football Insider, the Ibrox outfit has placed a £5 million price tag on Butland, a figure that could potentially rise should his impressive performances continue. This valuation presents a stern warning to Birmingham City, who may have to dig deep if they wish to secure Butland’s services.

However, as things currently stand, it appears that no English Football League (EFL) club can muster an offer persuasive enough to tempt Rangers into parting ways with the former England international. Despite initial reports of Butland’s potential move, subsequent updates indicate that Rangers have no intentions of selling him during this season.

Rangers’ acquisition of Jack Butland transpired through a pre-contract agreement during the summer, following the expiration of his contract with Crystal Palace and the conclusion of a loan spell at Manchester United. Although the signing was not without its financial implications, Butland’s subsequent performances have made it seem like an absolute bargain. The 30-year-old goalkeeper committed to a four-year contract with Rangers, a decision largely influenced by the prospect of donning the number one jersey at Ibrox and the chance to fill the shoes of the legendary Allan McGregor.

Reports from sources like Chris Jack and the Rangers Review have indicated that the club anticipates realizing a substantial profit from Jack Butland during the course of his contract. Currently, Rangers find themselves in a strong position concerning the player’s future. The valuation set by the club and the continued improvement in Butland’s performance only serve to underscore his importance to the team.