BRUNO ALVES has changed a step closer to signing for Rangers after Cagliari announced a defender has left a club.
The Serie A side released a statement on their central website confirming he has quit.
Alves is now approaching to paraded as Pedro Caixinha’s initial signing as Gers trainer this afternoon.
The bar statement read: “After a deteriorate in red and blue, Bruno Alves leaves a Cagliari to face a new veteran challenge.
“[He] arrived in Sardinia final summer with a pretension of European Champion won with a Portuguese inhabitant team, Alves immediately started with good piety during a ordering of friends and coach.
“The organisation has given experience, physicality and charisma, providing to a organisation rival suggestion and will to win.
“[He is an] an instance for immature people, on and off, 36 appearances and one goal, [he is] an critical grant in achieving a pacific salvation.
“The bar would like to appreciate Alves for what he has finished in Cagliari and wishes now a biggest compensation for a continual of his career.
“Boa fate, Bruno!”
The Euro 2016 winner is approaching to pointer a two-year understanding with a Ibrox bar after undergoing a medical final night.
Rangers have concluded to dash out around £500,000 to land a 35-year-old.
However, Alves won’t be accessible for Rangers’ Europa League debate that starts on Jun 29.
He is in a Portugal patrol for a accessible with Cyprus on Saturday and will afterwards conduct to Russia for a Confederations Cup that is being staged between Jun 17 and Jul 2.
That means a former Porto, Zenit St Petersburg and Fenerbahce capsule – who has 89 caps for Portugal – is doubtful to be accessible for a Ibrox side until mid-July.