Rangers and Hibs fans react on Twitter to Darren McGregor move

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The former Gers player of the year today signed a two-year deal with the Edinburgh club.

Former Rangers defender Darren McGregor today completed a switch to boyhood club Hibs - as confirmed on the club's official website - following his departure from Ibrox by ‘mutual consent’.

His exit was surprising considering he was named the Gers’ player of the year last season, but it is apparent he was never a fit for Mark Warburton’s plans.

The excellent James Tavernier, signed from Wigan earlier this summer, has taken to Scottish football like a duck to water and made the right-back spot his own, meaning the Hibs new boy would have struggled for game time had he decided to remain in Glasgow.

McGregor has opted for a more prominent role away from Ibrox, however, and will look to aid the Hibees in their quest to return to the Scottish Premiership this season.

Twitter was predictably awash with reaction and the general consensus was one of goodwill towards a player joining the club he supports - with some subtle parallels being drawn between a certain Scott Allan’s failure to do so…

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