Claudio Ranieri sends message to Joe Dodoo after his switch to Rangers

Joe Dodoo celebrates after scoring the fourth goal for Leicester

The Foxes boss has sent his best wishes to the young forward.

Leicester City manager Claudio RanieriLeicester City manager Claudio Ranieri

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has congratulated Joe Dodoo on his move to Rangers and wished him success, in quotes published by Goal.com.

The 21-year old made the perfect start to his Gers career last night, scoring on his debut in the League Cup victory over East Stirlingshire, and Ranieri feels it is just the beginning of his journey in football.

Joe Dodoo scores the fourth goal for LeicesterJoe Dodoo scores for Leicester

“With us, he was a young player,” said the Italian. “Now he has a new manager, new fans – everything has changed. With us, he was a boy. Now he is a man.

“When he played with me he scored goals and moved very well in training sessions. His life has changed now – I hope he succeeds and I wish him all the best.”

Joe Dodoo of Leicester City celebrates with the matchball at the end of the gameJoe Dodoo celebrates with the matchball at the end of the game

Dodoo came on with half an hour remaining last night but had to wait until the 91st minute to bag his debut goal to make it 3-0.

The strike was a simple tap in from a Lee Wallace cross and Dodoo will be more than happy to get on the end of deliveries like that over the coming months.

Joe Dodoo celebrates after scoring the fourth goal for LeicesterJoe Dodoo celebrates after scoring for Leicester

Big things are expected from the Ghanian striker at Ibrox and his signing represents a major coup in what has been a summer of excellent transfer business from Rangers.

The likes of Nico Kranjcar and Joey Barton arrive with a wealth of talent and high-level experience, while in Jordan Rossiter and Dodoo they have secured two youngsters with bags of potential.

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