Martyn Waghorn explains reasons why he was desperate to sign for Rangers

Martyn Waghorn claims he 'couldn't say no' to signing for Rangers.

Rangers hitman Martyn Waghorn has told The Scottish Sun that he was 'desperate' to sign for the club this summer, due to the size of the Ibrox side.

Waghorn, 25, left Wigan Athletic for a move to Glasgow, and it's fair to say that his time under Mark Warburton so far has been a roaring success.

The ex-Sunderland forward has hit 14 goals in his first 13 games for Rangers, including a hat-trick in the 4-0 win over Morton on Sunday afternoon.

Waghorn has given Rangers the regular goalscorer they need in order to mount a push for promotion to the Scottish Championship, and fans are expecting him to now aim towards 30 goals for the season after a blistering start to the campaign.

He is just one of a number of signings made by Warburton over the summer, with many players - including Wes Foderingham, Rob Kiernan, James Tavernier, Gedion Zelalem and Nathan Oduwa - making the move from English football up to Scotland.

Despite Rangers' Scottish Championship status, Waghorn has told The Scottish Sun that he was desperate to sign for Rangers, and he 'couldn't say no' to a club that size.

"I had the chance to play at Wigan but when Rangers came in for me I couldn’t say no. I was desperate to come here," said Waghorn. "I think I could still do a job down south but that’s not the point — I just wanted to come to a football club of this size."

"It was a great challenge and I’m loving it. I want to be successful, improve and win trophies. I want to build on the successful start I’ve had. I still feel I can improve as a player," he added.

If Rangers are to win the Scottish Championship title this season, they will certainly need Waghorn to continue his goalscoring feats - and judging by the sensational start to the season, it doesn't look like he will stop scoring any time soon.

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