Rangers' Declan John posts message to fans on Twitter after Hamilton heroics

Rangers fans pour out of the stand onto the pitch as Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish...

Declan John was in fine form for Rangers on Saturday, scoring twice to inspire a 4-1 comeback victory over Hamilton in the Scottish Premiership.

Declan John of Rangers is seen in action during the Betfred League Cup Quarter Final at Firhill Stadium on September 19, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

It hasn’t taken Declan John long to make an impact at Rangers. 21 minutes into his first start for the Glasgow giants after arriving on loan from Cardiff City, the left-back opened his account with a well-taken finish against Hamilton.

Four minutes later, he doubled his tally and put The Gers in front for the first time after Danny Redmond had given the hosts an early lead. Further strikes from Daniel Candeias and Graham Dorrans secured an impressive 4-1 win, but there was little doubt about the Man of the Match.

John is already looking like a key player at Rangers and, with captain Lee Wallace out for two months with a groin injury, he has the chance to make the left-back position his own in the coming weeks.

After he was excluded by Neil Warnock at Cardiff, making just seven league appearances between October and May, it is no surprise that John is revelling in feeling wanted again.

Declan John of Cardiff in action  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Blackburn Rovers at Cardiff City Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Cardiff, Wwales..

The two-time Welsh international has plenty of incentives to be a success at Rangers. He is out of contact at Cardiff at the end of the season and faces a fight to force his way into the Wales squad ahead of next summer’s World Cup.

Consider this Rangers loan spell an audition for both club and country – one John should pass with flying colours if he continues this electric form.

Rangers fans pour out of the stand onto the pitch as Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish...

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