Rangers’ Jason Holt is ‘phenomenal’, says Andy Webster

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Rangers have had a number of excellently perfuming players this season.

Jason Holt has scored five goals and registered five assists in 18 games this season, and former Rangers defender Andy Webster has spoken highly of the midfielder in an interview with the Daily Record.

Webster said: “His work rate, which has been phenomenal, is firstly for his own benefit but it’s also for the team’s. That kind of hard work and dedication is a fundamental of Jason’s game and he’s thriving because of it. The way he is being utilised at Rangers plays to his strengths. He is a quality player shining in an excellent team and I’m pleased for him.”

Holt has been in excellent form for Rangers this season, with Mark Warburton utilising a fluid 4-3-3 system that allows the 22-year-old the freedom to break from midfield into the attacking third.

He is enjoying a strong season on a personal level, and Webster believes Holt is prospering in a team built to his strengths, rather than being shoe-horned into a restrictive team like he was at Hearts.

He is not the flashiest player, and he can often be stood up by his teammates, but his value to the team is arguably greater than the majority of the players Warburton can call upon.

He is a tireless runner, and Webster has special praise for the midfielder’s work rate in the middle of the pitch. He is dedicated to always fight for the team, and this role is vital to ensure that Warburton’s team are not overrun every time they push forward to attack.

Many players in this current Rangers team could make a rightful claim to being named player of the season, but Holt is one who may be under appreciated, but deserves just as much praise as everyone else.

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