Leicester move for Jelavic rejected

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Updated: August 30, 2011

Scottish side Rangers have confirmed they have rejected a £6.5million bid from Leicester for striker Nikica Jelavic.

The ambitious Championship side, managed by former England manager Sven Goran Eriksson, made their move for the Croatian ahead of Wednesday’s transfer deadline but the Scottish champions have thrown out the offer.

A statement on the club’s website read: “Rangers Football Club can confirm that they have today rejected a £6.5million bid for striker Nikica Jelavic from English Championship side Leicester City.”

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