Willie Henderson raves about 'excellent' Martyn Waghorn, highlights his great achievement this season

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Rangers hero Willie Henderson has praised striker Martyn Waghorn.

Rangers legend Willie Henderson has told the Glasgow Evening Times that he feels forward Martyn Waghorn has been 'excellent' this season.

The Gers have been superb in the Scottish Championship this season, dropping only ten points so far under Mark Warburton's stewardship.

Currently eight points clear at the top of the table, Rangers are favourites to win promotion and return to the Scottish Premiership, with Martyn Waghorn in fine form this term.

The 26-year-old, who joined Rangers from Wigan Athletic over the summer, arrived after failing to really settle with a host of English clubs, but he has now proven his worth at Ibrox.

The former Sunderland youngster has hit a stunning 27 goals in 32 games this season, firing the goals to push Rangers towards promotion having thrived under Warburton.

Now, Rangers legend Willie Henderson has given his verdict on Waghorn's performances, telling the Glasgow Evening Times that he thinks the forward - who has played up front and out wide this season - has been excellent this season.

Henderson suggested that scoring 27 goals at this stage of the season was a 'great achievement' for Waghorn, given that the modern game doesn't contain many orthodox wingers anymore.

"There has been such a vast improvement in the team and the players the manager brought up from England have done so well," said Henderson. "You have to say that Waghorn has been excellent, he has scored a huge amount of goals."

"For a striker to score 27 goals at this stage of the season in the modern game, when we don’t play with orthodox wingers, is a great achievement. There isn’t always the service coming from the wide positions that strikers had years and years ago. To score goals the way he is scoring them is great," he added.

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