Glenn Middleton came off the bench for Rangers last night and made a big impression.
The 18-year-old played the last 10 minutes after replacing Josh Windass and did more in his time on the pitch than the starter.
Middleton was direct and lifted the crowd, and helped Rangers secure a second goal, with James Tavernier scoring from the penalty spot.
Jamie Murphy had netted Rangers' first goal against Shkupi and they have a 2-0 lead to take to Macedonia.
Middleton signed for Rangers from Norwich City in January and went into their under-20 squad.
Impressive performances and a strong contribution in pre-season have seen him force his way into the first team picture.
Last night his cameo at Ibrox further enhanced his claims to play more, and there is a possibility he gets a start in the second leg.
Rangers fans were impressed with his performance and took to Twitter to praise his contribution...
Middleton! What a wee player he his. Exactly what we need. The futures bright the futures....— Rossco (@RossMitchell83) July 12, 2018
Should have brung Middleton on for Windass in the 2nd minute instead of the 80th— Stuart Lang. (@Stuuartlang) July 12, 2018
Glenn Middleton is superb— Rangers Forever (@WATPForever) July 12, 2018
Think we’ll see plenty of Middleton this season.— David Nutt (@Brigadier87) July 12, 2018
Middleton is much better than that wee spice boy Windass— Daryl Manson (@daryl_manson) July 12, 2018
Glenn Middleton— Gregg Fairley (@greggfairley1) July 12, 2018
Middleton is just what we need, nobody is getting that ball off him ⚪️— Sandra Gitsham (@iluvmyvxr) July 12, 2018
What a player Glenn Middleton is going to be— benjo (@benbridges96) July 12, 2018