Rangers and Joey Barton are to hold talks on Thursday in a bid to sort out the midfielder’s future at Ibrox.
The Englishman has been suspended since a training-ground bust-up in September.
It is extremely unlikely that Barton will play for the Scottish Premiership club again.
The 34-year-old, who joined Rangers in the summer after leaving Burnley, is also facing Scottish FA charges relating to a breach of their betting rules.
More to follow.