Who is Jose Cordoba? Football Manager 2024 ace linked with Rangers

Who is Jose Cordoba? Football Manager 2024 ace linked with Rangers
Who is Jose Cordoba? Football Manager 2024 ace linked with Rangers

The centre-back, 22, has been touted to make the switch to Ibrox under Philippe Clement.

Cordoba – a Panama international – currently plays for Levski Sofia where he was named Bulgarian defender of the year in 2023.

Here’s everything you need to know about Jose Cordoba…

Who is Jose Cordoba?

Jose Cordoba is a 22-year-old center-back playing for Levski Sofia in Bulgaria.

The defender has been linked with a transfer move to Rangers in the summer.

Cordoba plays for the Panama national team and features CA Independiente and Eta Veliko Tarnovo in his previous clubs.

What position does Jose Cordoba play?

Jose Cordoba plays at centre-back.

However, the Rangers target has also featured at left-back during his playing career to date.

In 32 matches this season, Cordoba has played left back just eleven – coincidentally in the only match he captained Levski this term.

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Is Jose Cordoba a free agent?

No. Cordoba is under contract at Levski Sofia.

The defender’s deal at the Bulgarian club runs until June 2025.

That means a transfer fee would have to be paid to sign the player in the summer.

Is Jose Cordoba signing for Rangers?

It’s claimed Rangers have a “strong interest” in Cordoba.

Reports in Central America claim the 22-year-old would cost between £2 and £3m should Rangers wish to sign him.

Cordoba has also cropped up as a potential transfer target for Besiktas and French sides – but Rangers are reportedly at the front of the queue.

Journalist Jose Miguel Dominguez Flores said: “The Rangers situation seems impressive to me. They are a team from Scotland who have money, have a project plan and always compete in Uefa Champions League from time to time and if not, they’re in the Europe or Conference League.

“It is positive for him – I hope he sees it.”

Jose Cordoba Football Manager 2024 stats

With knowledge of Cordoba limited given his short career to date and having only played in Panama and Bulgaria – apart from a spell at Celta B in Spain – supporters have quickly been researching the defender on popular video game Football Manager 2024.

And there is good news for avid players of the game with Cordoba a standout option given its relatively cheap price tag, impressive statistics and potential.

For context, Cordoba is rated 120/200 by Football Manager 2024 with a potential to hit 145 in the game – Connor Goldson is 134/200 with a potential of 142.

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