Date: 10th May 2021 at 6:20am
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Former Rangers left-back Michael Ball has exclusively told This is Futbol that he would welcome the signing of striker Jonson Clarke-Harris at Ibrox.

The Scottish Premiership champions are reportedly keen on bringing the 26-year-old to Glasgow this summer, although both and West Brom are also interested in the League One ace.

Steven Gerrard is planning for the possibility of finally leaving, with continued uncertainty surrounding the Colombian’s future.

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And the Gers are lining up Clarke-Harris as a potential replacement, with scouts sent to watch the Posh striker during their 7-0 over Accrington Stanley last month.

He scored a hat-trick that afternoon, and has since taken his tally to 33 goals in all competitions for Peterborough, with the last of those securing their promotion back to the Championship following a last-gasp draw with Lincoln last weekend.

Asked whether Clarke-Harris, who Posh director of football Barry Fry labelled “magnificent”, would be able to replicate his goalscoring record in Scotland, Ball told This is Futbol:

“You would think so. Football is a crazy, crazy game. He’s scored 31 goals this season.

“Every club’s database, the fire alarm will be going off. They will be knowing the boy is in form. The year before he scored over 20 goals as well. So it’s not just a one-hit wonder for them. He’s a player that will be on the radar of loads of clubs and it’s great for the boy.

“Whether Rangers can entice him to go up there, who knows?”