Rennes are waiting in the wings to offer Jose Karl Pierre-Fanfan a return to France, should he decide to leave Rangers this summer.
A number of Rangers players are unsure of their futures, with new manager Paul Le Guen eager to stamp his own mark at Ibrox.
The central defender is one of the players unsure of his future and his situation has filtered back to France.
A couple of French clubs are fans of the defender, with Rennes believed to be heading the chase.
Rennes manager Pierre Dreossi is an admirer of the former Paris Saint German man and is said to be ready to lodge a bid, should Rangers decide the defender is surplus to requirements.
Rennes keeper Florent Chaigneau, who spent last season at Brighton, will spend next term on loan at French minnows Toulon.