RANGERS' director of football Ross Wilson will urge his new club to make a £2 million move for Hearts youngster Aaron Hickey, according to reports.

The 17-year-old defender shot to fame after starring for Hearts in last season's Scottish Cup final and has the likes of English champions Man City keeping tabs on him.

And the Scottish Sun are reporting that Wilson will "recommend" that the Ibrox club splash the cash on Hickey in a £2 million January swoop.

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The left-back's current deal at Tynecastle runs until 2021 but Wilson will urge the Rangers board to snap him up as soon as the transfer window reopens.

And should the deal go through, Celtic will be in line for a cash windfall as the champions have a 30% sell-on clause in Hickey's contract after the wonderkid left the club's youth academy to join Hearts.