Niko Kranjcar hails Glasgow Rangers teammates Barton and Hill

Niko Kranjcar - Queens Park Rangers on the bench

The midfielder secured a move to Ibrox on Thursday.

Niko Kranjcar - Tottenham Hotspur warms upNiko Kranjcar - Tottenham Hotspur warms up

New Glasgow Rangers signing Niko Kranjcar has hailed his new teammates Joey Barton and Clint Hill to the club’s official website.

Kranjcar became Rangers sixth signing of the summer after he completed a move to Ibrox from New York Cosmos on Thursday.

He will be among regular faces at the club, with former Queens Park Rangers teammates Joey Barton and Clint Hill also joining Mark Warburton’s side this summer.

Burnley's Joey Barton celebrates promotion to the premier leagueBurnley's Joey Barton celebrates promotion to the premier league

Barton has already been vocal about what he will bring to the Scottish Championship next season, stoking up a rivalry with Celtic midfielder Scott Brown.

And Kranjcar has backed him to back up his comments with performances, while also praising Clint Hill as a true professional. 

“I’m delighted to be back in the same team,” he told rangers.co.uk.

“I know what Joey can bring to a football club and I’m sure all the words he says he is going to back them up, I have no doubt about it.”

“Clint is the same, a true professional that I’m sure the younger players will look up to and they will see the way he works, the way he trains every day. So they are two signings that are really important for the football club.”

QPR's Clint HillQPR's Clint Hill

It now remains to be seen what other signings Mark Warburton will look to secure this summer.

With several midfield recruits having already arrived at Ibrox, he will surely now focus on improving other areas of the team ahead of next season.

The defence may now be the next area he looks to improve, with just Hill and Matt Crooks having arrived as recruits for that part of the team this summer.

Niko Kranjcar - Queens Park Rangers on the benchNiko Kranjcar - Queens Park Rangers on the bench

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