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Report: Everton ready to pay over £10m for Rangers star Nathan Patterson

Rangers want more than £10 million before they give Nathan Patterson the green light to leave Ibrox – but The Sun on Sunday (12/9; page 60) reports that Everton are prepared to meet those demands.

Patterson was linked with a Goodison Park switch in the final days of the summer transfer window.

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As noted by the Daily Record, the Toffees made two bids for Patterson. The higher offer was apparently worth £8 million.

But the Gers dug their heels in and managed to keep the Scotland international. However, that does not appear to have deterred Everton.

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According to The Sun on Sunday (12/9; page 60), Rafa Benitez is keen to reignite his interest in Patterson in the winter.

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Rangers meanwhile, reportedly want more than £10 million. Interestingly, it is claimed that Everton are willing to pay.

Rangers likely to want a lot more than £10 million as Everton continue to chase Patterson

The notion that Rangers want more than £10 million seems quite obvious. Surely, the Scottish Premiership champions will want a lot more than £10 million.

The 19-year-old looks to be an outstanding talent.

Rangers will also be aware that Everton could really do with signing a new right-back in the winter. They left themselves incredibly short of options this summer.

So that may also tempt the Gers to demand a higher fee.

Everton are reportedly willing to pay an eight-figure figure for the teenager however.

So it certainly seems that Rangers’ resolve to keep the youngster is going to be tested over the coming months.

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