Glasgow Rangers and Celtic summer target John McGinn has distanced himself from reports linking him with an exit from Hibernian.
According to a report from the Daily Record, the tabloid claimed new Gers new boss Steven Gerrard is considering an ambitious move to make the highly-rated midfielder his first signing of the summer.
The report adds that McGinn was scouted by Rangers director of football Mark Allen and the club head of scouting Andy Scoulding, and that his availability has been alerted to Gerrard.
However, Rangers are not reported the only side interest in the midfielder as report according to the The Mirror claimed reigning champions Celtic are also interest in the recruiting the player.
It’s claimed as per the report that Brendan Rodgers wants McGinn who very impressive for Hibs last season as his first signing of the summer.
Signing McGinn away from Hibs won’t be an easy task, with the club reportedly to be considering a whooping £5 million to part with the prize asset.
The midfielder, however, is not paying too much attention to speculations surrounding his future, and he insists that it will take something “very special” to lure him away from Hibernian.
McGinn, as quoted by The Scottish Sun said:
“I still have a year to go at Hibs and I love it there,”
“It will definitely need something really special to come along. The speculation is there because I have been playing well. I just have to deal with it.
“I am glad to be on the other side of the world, if I am honest. I am aware of what’s being said. I wake up to different speculation, but that’s something I cannot control. It’s good to get away from it.”