Rangers boss Mark Warburton lauds progress of Martyn Waghorn

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The former Wigan man has made a storming start to his Gers career.

Rangers boss Mark Warburton has heaped praise on summer signing Martyn Waghorn after a string of impressive displays this season.

The 25-year old arrived from Wigan Athletic in July, after failing to command a regular starting place with the Latics, and has since rediscovered his best form in Glasgow.

“Martyn was needing to play a run of games and he’s getting into his stride now,” said Warburton, in quotes published by the Herald Scotland.

Waghorn is Rangers' top scorer, with three in his first four Scottish Championship games, and has formed a deadly trio alongside promising winger Barrie McKay and veteran striker Kenny Miller.

Speaking specifically about what the former England Under-21 international brings to his team, Warburton added:

“He can play central, he can play wide, he can cut in, he can go outside, he secures the ball, he links up play and he’s a tremendous asset for the team.

“I’m delighted for him because he came here to play football and have a positive impact, and he’s doing that…. hopefully the fans can see that as well.”

The fans will certainly have noticed Waghorn’s contribution and the the tricky winger is further evidence of the success of Rangers’ summer business.

Loan deals for some of the most promising young talent in England - in the form of Nathan Oduwa and Gedion Zelalem - has been complimented by shrewd permanent additions.

James Tavernier, also bought in from Wigan, has been a revelation and midfielders John Eustace and Andy Halliday have seamlessly transitioned into Warburton’s expansive Gers team.

All signs point to an exciting campaign ahead and if the likes of Waghorn can maintain their current form, the sky really is the limit for Warburton's men.

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