Jolson Lescott’s move to Rangers is off.
Reports, as yet unconfirmed, suggest the former England International has failed a medical in Glasgow.
Lescott discussed the move with Rangers boss Mark Warburton earlier this week and a two year deal looked all set to be confirmed over the weekend.
The 34-year-old was available on a free transfer with Aston Villa prepared to pay a portion of his final year’s salary. The former Everton player has also been linked with a move to David Moyes’ Sunderland.
Warburton could now turn to Philippe Senderos in his search for a fourth centre-back. The 31-year-old former Arsenal defender is a free agent and has been training with the club this week.
Rangers are still on course to sign Preston striker Joe Garner in a £1.5million deal, but it is unlikely to be completed before Saturday’s Ladbrokes Premiership clash with Motherwell.