Rangers manager Mark Warburton has told the club’s official website that he was pleased with Gedion Zelalem’s performance at the weekend.
Zelalem, who joined Rangers on loan from Premier League giants Arsenal in the summer transfer window, featured in the Scottish Championship game between the Gers and Greenock Morton at Ibrox in Glasgow on Saturday afternoon.
The 18-year-old midfielder started the encounter and played for 61 minutes, as Rangers played out a 2-2 draw with Morton.
Warburton has admitted that the teenager made a couple of mistakes in the match, but he was pleased with his overall performance.
“That’s how he learns, don’t forget he is 18 years of age,” the Englishman told Rangers’ official website. “He made a couple of mistakes today but he never hid, he always showed for the ball and that speaks volumes for the character and the quality of the player.”
Rangers are at the top of the Scottish Championship table at the moment with 41 points from 16 matches.
The Glasgow outfit are three points clear of Hibernian, who are second in the standings and are their main rivals for the league title.
The Gers will take on Falkirk away from home in the Scottish Championship on Saturday afternoon.