The former England youth international signed for the club in February, but has yet to play a game for Stuart McCall’s side due to illness. Kevin Mbabu and Shane Ferguson have also not been fit enough to see any minutes of action for the Championship side, and the deal has gone down in infamy.
Surprisingly, Bigirimana had played for the Magpies Under-21 squad on the day that he completed his signing, but has since been left out of every Gers matchday squad.
There is no knowing whether Bigirimana will be fit before the end of the campaign, and there is a good chance he could leave Ibrox having not played a single game for the club.
Despite not seeing any competitive action, Bigirimana has admitted that he is keen on securing a return to Ibrox in the future, whether permanent or on loan, having come to enjoy the area since leaving Tyneside.
The Burindi-born midfielder said: “I came here because I wanted to help Rangers out and I’ve come to like the place so much and the club as well.
“But what’s happened has happened and if I can’t play for Rangers because of my medical condition then hopefully, when this gets sorted, one day I’ll come back. Hopefully I’ll get another chance to come here on loan or permanently.”
Bigirimana’s contract expires at the end of this season, and if he is really keen on playing for Rangers again, he could look to sign for the Light Blues on a free transfer in the summer