Martyn Waghorn excited about Kranjcar arrival

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn (L) in action with Kilmarnock's Steven Smith

Mark Warburton has taken eight players to Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers this summer.

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn (L) in action with Kilmarnock's Steven Smith

Speaking to Rangers TV, striker Martyn Waghorn revealed that he is looking forward to playing alongside new signing Niko Kranjcar next season.

Rangers have signed eight new players this summer but the 31-year-old is arguably the one with the most clout within the game, having previously played for Tottenham Hotspur as well as earning 81 caps for Croatia.

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn celebrates scoring their fourth goal

The talented playmaker joined on a free transfer following a stint with New York Cosmos, and Waghorn, who netted 20 times in 25 Championship games last season, is relishing the chance to link up with the ex Spurs schemer.

Asked by Rangers TV if he was "particularly excited" to work with Kranjcar, Waghorn said: "Yeah yeah, everyone can see his quality over the years.

"We've seen in the first few days of training what he brings and what he possesses, and as a striker that can only benefit, getting on the end of some of his balls so yeah it'll be nice."

Niko Kranjcar - Tottenham Hotspur warms up

Kranjcar should definitely prove himself a major coup for Rangers as they look to challenge Celtic for the Premiership title next term.

Warburton has strengthened almost every aspect of his squad, but he'll still need a striker. Waghorn, who missed a number of months through injury last season, is one of two established forwards in the squad, along with 36-year-old Kenny Miller.

Niko Kranjcar - Queens Park Rangers on the bench

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