Rangers summer signing Joe Garner admits he's been frustrated with the start to his Ibrox career

Rangers' Joe Garner celebrates

Rangers striker Joe Garner has opened up on his start to life at Ibrox.

Rangers' Joe Garner celebratesRangers' Joe Garner celebrates

Rangers hitman Joe Garner has told Rangers TV, as quoted by the Glasgow Evening Times, that he has been frustrated with his start to life at Ibrox.

Garner, 28, was Rangers' biggest signing of the summer, as they paid £1.5m to lure him from Preston North End, a fee claimed by STV.

At Deepdale, Garner was a fan favourite. A boyhood Preston fan who finally joined his dream club back in January 2013, Garner smashed 57 goals in 151 games for North End.

Preston's Joe Garner celebrates scoring the first goalJoe Garner celebrates scoring for Preston

His departure hit many Preston fans hard, even though he only scored six goals last season, and Rangers fans were excited to see him in action having received such rave reviews from North End supporters.

Yet, so far, Garner has endured a tricky start to life in Glasgow. In just his second game for the club, Garner scored in the Old Firm derby against Celtic, but he hasn't been able to build on that, with no more goals to his name since.

Joe Garner of Preston North End shoots at goalJoe Garner shoots at goal

Garner has spent the last couple of games on the bench, and he's been left waiting for his Rangers career to really take off, with some Gers fans believing that the jury is out on Garner.

Ahead of his weekend's Scottish League Cup clash with Celtic, Garner has been speaking to Rangers TV, and has been quoted by the Glasgow Evening Times as saying that he is frustrated with his start to life at Ibrox.

Garner added that Scottish football is exactly what he expected it to be after speaking to manager Mark Warburton, and hopes that the goals will come as he continues to work hard with his new club.

Joe Garner celebrates scoring the first goal for Preston North End from the penalty spotJoe Garner celebrates scoring for Preston North End from the penalty spot

“Yeah, [I am] a little bit [frustrated] and I would have liked to have scored a few more goals,” said Garner. “I will keep working hard and hopefully they come. I think the games we have played we have played quite well and dominated possession but we need to change that into goals.”

“Having spoken with the gaffer before signing here, [Scottish football] is basically all that he said. Teams work very hard and every game is a cup final against Rangers. Draws are like wins for the other side against us so we need to turn those draws into three points,” he added.

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