Oscar Cortes seals Rangers loan transfer return as Ibrox side confirms obligation to buy

Rangers have brought back Oscar Cortes for another loan from RC Lens.

The Colombian winger was signed on a temporary transfer from the French side in January and looked like he was going to make an impact with his early displays. Unfortunately, a bad injury ended his season prematurely as one of a number of injuries which hindered Philippe Clement's men.

Cortes stayed in Glasgow and it was hoped that was a sign that the Ibrox side may be able to secure his services again. That has been confirmed now with Gers announcing a season-long loan but it also contains an obligation to buy him permanently next summer.

Speaking to the club's website, the 20-year-old said: “I am delighted to be able to stay at Rangers. It was an honour and privilege for me to join the club in January and I was enjoying my football under the manager and playing alongside my team-mates. Sadly, the injury ended my season early, but I have been working hard and I am excited to help the team and play in front of the wonderful fans again soon.”

Manager Philippe Clement added “I am really pleased to have Oscar coming back. He was a big asset to the squad when he came to the club and he showed the qualities that attracted him to us. Oscar suffered a setback, but he has worked tirelessly during his recovery and I am sure all of the fans are looking forward to seeing him again next season.”