Rangers fans want Barrie McKay back as Mark Warburton's sacked by Forest

Barrie McKay of Nottingham Forest celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough at City Ground on August...

Several Glasgow Rangers fans reacted to the news regarding their former manager by urging the club to bring their former winger back to Ibrox.

Mark Warburton the manager of Nottingham Forest looks on during a pre-season friendly match between Notts County and Nottingham Forest at Meadow Lane on July 19, 2017 in Nottingham,...

After an incredibly inconsistent start to the Championship season, Nottingham Forest announced on Sunday that they had parted company with Mark Warburton - and that prompted plenty of discussion amongst Rangers fans on Twitter, with many asking the club to try and bring Barrie McKay back to Ibrox.

Warburton was the manager who led the Gers to promotion back to the Scottish Premiership in 2016 and was the last man to oversee a Rangers win in an Old Firm game, but his tenure ended in February and he ended up at a City Ground a few weeks later.

Barrie McKay of Rangers runs with the ball during the Scottish Cup Quarter final match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on March 4, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Less than a year into his spell with Forest however, he has been dismissed with the club 14th in the Championship after 10 wins, one draw and 14 defeats in the second tier this term, and his departure has left some Rangers fans to ask for their club to go after a player that Warburton signed from them in the summer.

McKay was at his best in a Rangers shirt when Warburton was in charge. And he has undoubtedly been one of the players who has performed following his move to England, scoring five and contributing seven assists in the Championship.

Barrie McKay of Nottingham Forest celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Bolton Wanderers at City Ground on December 9,...

Given that form, it seems incredibly unlikely that McKay will be available or even in the Gers' price range, but that has still not stopped some of the fans expressing their desire to see the 23-year-old back at the club.

And he is not the only player who the fans want to see targeted in light of the news about their old boss, with striker Jason Cummings - who also arrived in the summer after a prolific spell in Scotland - also on their ambitious wishlist following Warburton's departure.

Here is what some of the Rangers fans had to say after Warburton's exit was announced...

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