Andy Walker admits he loves how Rangers sensation Barrie McKay is developing this season

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Pundit Andy Walker has hailed Rangers star Barrie McKay.

Pundit and former Celtic striker Andy Walker has told Sky Sports that he loves how Rangers star Barrie McKay is developing this season.

The Gers lost 3-2 away at Hibernian on Wednesday night, but yet again it was winger McKay who stole the headlines with another superb long range strike.

Just days after a 30-yard screamer against Celtic, McKay was at it again, beating Hibs goalkeeper Mark Oxley with a stunning shot from a similar distance - thought it was ultimately in vain as Rangers couldn't rally back to claim a 3-3 draw at Easter Road.

It was just another example of McKay's incredible quality, which Rangers fans have been seeing all season. Few of those supporters could have seen this coming though; a 2011 signing from Kilmarnock, McKay spent last season on loan at Raith Rovers, and had become something of a forgotten man at Ibrox before the start of the season.

However, the arrival of Mark Warburton as Rangers manager has turned McKay's career around. Now with nine goals in all competitions this season, the 21-year-old has become a key player for Rangers, and looks set for a huge future under Warburton.

Now, McKay has been hailed by pundit Andy Walker, who has told Sky Sports that he 'loves' how the talented wide man has been developing this season.

Walker, a former Celtic striker, added that his long range strikes, excellent passing and confidence to take defenders on have made him a superb player for Rangers this term.

"I just love the way he is developing this season," said Walker. "Not only is he getting goals from outside the box, but he's so confident on the ball, he takes players on all the time, his passing has been excellent and his distribution is wonderful," he added.

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