One-time Rangers midfielder scores screamer against PSG

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Ex-Gers star Alejandro Bedoya grabbed the headlines in Ligue 1 this week after scoring a screamer against PSG to give Nantes a shock lead.

Rangers fans were left with another reminder of what they missed out on this weekend after former Gers midfielder Alejandro Bedoya bagged a sensational goal against Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1.

The USA international was previously on the books at the Ibrox club during the 2011-12 season after signing for the Scottish giants from Swedish club Orebro.

But the midfielder managed just 13 appearances and a single goal before his spell in Glasgow was cut short, with Rangers going into administration.

He duly returned to Scandinavia with another Swedish side, Helsingborgs, where a return of 10 goals in 32 appearances across two campaigns saw him earn yet another move back to the big-time with eight-time Ligue 1 title winners Nantes.

Bedoya’s fine form for Les Canaris also saw him force his way into Jurgen Klinsmann’s plans for the US men’s soccer team with the 27-year-old playing 19 times for the national side over the past two seasons.

Attacking midfielder and winger by trade, the midfielder showed his keen eye for goal when Nantes hosted PSG at the weekend, scoring with a finely-taken strike from distance that put the visitors into a shock early lead at the Parc des Princes.

It took a brace from Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the reigning champions to wrestle back control of the game and eventually take all three points but Bedoya nevertheless emerged from the match with plenty of plaudits.

The USA international has previously spoken of his frustration at failing to make much of an impact at Ibrox but with Rangers on their way back to the Scottish Premiership next season, don’t rule out a return for the man who could have gone on to great things in Glasgow.

It's not the first memorable goal Bedoya has scored this year either, with the USMNT favourite finding the net in a surprise 1-0 victory over the Czech Republic a few months back, with the midfielder capitalising on a mistake from Petr Cech to net the only goal of the game.

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