Reds agree Wilson deal

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Mar. 21, 2010 - United Kingdom - Football - Rangers v St Mirren CIS Insurance Cup Final - Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland - 21/3/10..Rangers Kevin Thomson and Danny Wilson celebrate winning the CIS Insurance Cup Final with the trophy.

Liverpool have agreed a deal for Glasgow Rangers defender Danny Wilson (right).

The 18 year old centre back is set to arrive at Anfield for an initial fee of £2m, potentially rising to £5m.

Wilson has not travelled with his Rangers team-mates on their tour to Australia and will instead head to Merseyside to finalise the deal and complete a medical, he will become the Reds’ third signing of the summer following the free transfer arrivals of Milan Jovanovic and Joe Cole.

Rangers Chief Executive Martin Bain said: “We have agreed a deal in principle with Liverpool for the transfer of Danny Wilson.

“Liverpool’s offer will see the club receive £2million up front with add-ons linked to games played taking the total value of the deal to £5million.

“Danny was entering the final year of his contract with the club and had indicated that he felt it was in his interests to move on.

“Given that and the value of the offer from Liverpool it was deemed appropriate to accept that offer given the player wanted to go.

Wilson broke into the Rangers squad last season and has impressed in his 24 appearances to date, winning the Scottish PFA Young Footballer of the Year award.

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