Rotherham United and Hull City are both keen on Rangers midfielder Greg Docherty, as per a report by the Daily Record.

The 22-year-old is currently on loan at Shrewsbury Town and has impressed for them in League One.

However, he is now a target for Championship sides and could make the step up this month to help further aid his development.

Docherty, who is a boyhood Rangers fans, joined the Ibrox side in January 2018 and played 11 times for them last season.

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He was then loaned out to Shrewsbury by Steven Gerrard in the summer to gain some more first-team experience. Docherty has since played 29 games for the Shrews, chipping in with seven goals.

Docherty started his career at Hamilton Academical and went onto play over 100 games for the Accies. He has also represented Scotland at both Under-17 and Under-21 level.

Rotherham United are showing an interest in signing him. Paul Warne’s side are aiming to stay up in the Championship this season and have already snapped up midfielder Matt Crooks from Northampton Town this month.

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Hull City have also been credited with an interest in Docherty. The Tigers are flying at the moment and have won their last six games, catapulting themselves from a relegation battle into Play-Off contention.

Hull are looking to build on their great form and bring in some players this month to help challenge for the top six. Cardiff City’s Matthew Connolly is booked in for a medical tomorrow ahead of a proposed loan move, as reported by The72, could Greg Docherty join him in East Yorkshire?

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