Rangers have received a transfer boost with key suitors chasing a deal for Jack Butland facing a nightmare Financial Fair Play situation.

Nottingham Forest are reportedly required to sell players in the next two weeks to avoid a breach of FFP regulations.

The i reports Forest must sell players before the deadline at the end of June to avoid failing to meet criteria.

Clubs can lose a maximum of £105m or £35m per season under profitability and sustainability rules.

The FFP scenario at Forest means sporting director Ross Wilson - formerly at Rangers - could face a frantic few weeks to offload players before even considering incoming this summer.

And that provides a boost to Rangers with Forest having held a significant transfer interest in keeper Butland.

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Rangers faced interest in Butland in January but kept hold of the keeper after signing him as a free transfer in the summer.

It's understood Wilson was a key figure in bringing Butland to Ibrox and retains a strong interest in securing his services for Forest.

But the FFP scramble could scupper any hopes of a deal to land Butland this summer with Forest requiring a clearout - and Rangers still determined to keep the former England goalkeeper in Glasgow.

Forest were deducted four points last season over an FFP breach - despite an appeal of the decision.

The club avoided relegation from the English Premier League but want to avoid any further punishment this season.

Butland previously said there was no chance he would leave Rangers during the January window.

"No, I'm enjoying it. There is too much to achieve, there is too much left to do," he said.

"It was a straight no. My agent said, 'This is happening, what do you want to do?' I said 'No' and he said 'I agree'.

"The club had said no anyway so it was just a no on all fronts from the get-go. And that was that.

"We were actually with the team, I think it was deadline day, we were all out altogether at a team event and that was that. There wasn't even a chance."