Martyn Waghorn impressed by Kranjcar and Windass' Rangers debuts

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn scores their second goal from the penalty spot

The forward says that Niko Kranjcar and Josh Windass showed Mark Warburton's side have bonded in America.

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn celebrates scoring their fourth goalRangers' Martyn Waghorn celebrates scoring their fourth goal

Martyn Waghorn has told Glasgow Rangers official website that new signings Niko Kranjcar and Josh Windass showed in the win over Motherwell that they have all settled well during their time in America.

Mark Warburton’s started their season on Saturday afternoon as they took on Motherwell in the League Cup.

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

It proved to be a good afternoon for them too as goals from James Tavernier and Waghorn himself saw them to a 2-0 victory.

New signings Niko Kranjcar and Josh Windass both featured in the second half of the game and looked comfortable in their first official outing as Gers players.

And Waghorn says the way they started shows that their recent trip to America has been a success helping the squad to bond. 

“They have loads of quality. Josh is young and hungry, Niko is calm, collected and can pick a pass,” he told rangers.co.uk.

“It’s going to take them time to bed in, but the way they started today, and indeed all the boys, shows all the boys are together after our time away in America and everyone is settling in nicely.”

Accrington Stanley's Josh Windass warms up before the matchAccrington Stanley's Josh Windass warms up before the match

It now remains to be seen if Rangers can build upon this victory in what is likely to be an exciting season in Scotland.

The pressure is very much on Warburton’s side this year as they look to compete with Celtic for the title at the first time of asking.

If that is to be the case, they will need all of their summer signings to be successful ones and the rest will hope to have similar starts to those enjoyed by Kranjcar and Windass.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton celebrates at the end of the matchRangers manager Mark Warburton celebrates at the end of the match

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