Rangers loan will teach Nathan Oduwa consistency, claims Keith Downing

Rangers signed Tottenham youngster Oduwa on loan over the summer.

Oduwa is currently impressing whilst on loan at Ibrox, and England Under-21 coach Keith Downing has explained to the Evening Times that the spell with Rangers will help the young attacker add consistency to his game.

Downing said: “Nathan has got to perform week in week out and try and get some consistency. But I am sure the fans there understand that he is still a youngster and he is still learning. For most boys at that age, particularly for wingers, there is that consistency factor. You can only get that from playing games and doing that for Rangers and with us will help him. It all helps in his development.”

Oduwa signed a season-long loan with Rangers back over the summer, with Spurs hoping the young attacker could develop further after spending a loan spell with Luton last season.

The 19-year-old English youth international has so far excelled with the Gers, fitting perfectly into Mark Warburton’s tactical set-up, and showing off his attacking talents and on-the-ball flair.

He has established himself as a key part of the side, playing 11 games in all competitions since signing for the Light Blues, and Downing believes this chance of playing consistent football will be central to helping Oduwa develop into a more consistent player.

Downing highlights the fact that young players are always going to be less consistent than their older and more experienced teammates, but Oduwa has already started to build upon his talents and show what he is made of more frequently.

There are no doubts about just how talented a player Oduwa is, and this loan spell with Rangers looks to be adding the consistency to his game which could make him a star for Tottenham in the future.

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