Rangers legend voices his doubt over Wes Foderingham

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Rangers legend Derek Johnstone does not seem to be too convinced by Gers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham.

Rangers legend Derek Johnstone has suggested in The Glasgow Evening Times that Wes Foderingham still to prove himself as a top-quality player.

Foderingham joined Rangers in the summer of 2015 and has a contract until June 2018.

The 25-year-old has established himself as the first-choice goalkeeper at the Gers and is one of the best in his position in the Scottish Championship.

Johnstone, who played for Rangers in the 1970s and 1980s and is a club legend, has suggested that Foderingham needs to show his quality in the Scottish Premiership.

“Wes Foderingham has said that Rangers are already good enough to compete in the Premiership, but there are still real questions to be asked about both him and the team in general,” Johnstone wrote in The Glasgow Evening Times.

“For two or three months, I couldn’t have told you whether Foderingham was a good goalkeeper or not. He played more like a sweeper, throwing or kicking the ball out to the full-backs or centre-backs. He had very few saves to make.

“Recently, he has been tested more often and done well. He is starting to look like a decent keeper, but I don’t think we will really know until Rangers come up against one of the better sides in the Premiership who will attack and create chances.”

Rangers are at the top of the Scottish Championship table at the moment with 59 points rom 23 matches. Mark Warburton’s side are eight points clear of second-placed Hibernian, who have a game in hand.

The Gers are favourites to gain automatic promotion to the Scottish Premiership at the end of the season, and Foderingham will be able to showcase his quality in the top flight then.

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