Did Rangers make mistake in signing Man City's Nemane instead of Foden?

England's midfielder Phil Foden greets spectators after England's win over Spain in the final FIFA U-17 World Cup football match at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan stadium in...

Rangers signed Aaron Nemane on a season-long loan from Manchester City this summer.

Scott Brown of Celtic is challenged by Aaron Nemane of Rangers during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers FC and Celtic FC at Ibrox Stadium on September 23, 2017 in...

It has been a tough start to the world of professional football for Rangers loanee Aaron Nemane, as he continues to warm the substitutes bench at Ibrox.

The 20-year-old has been afforded just five appearances for the Scottish giants since agreeing a season-long loan move from Manchester City in the summer, failing to start a single match despite his blistering pace.

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Josh Windass and Daniel Candeias have begun the season as the Gers' first-choice wide men, while the likes of Dalcio and Niko Kranjcar have provided fierce competition for places on the flanks.

Mason Mount of Chelsea is challenged by Aaron Nemane of Manchester City during the FA Youth Cup Final - Second Leg between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on April 27, 2016...

It seems that being thrown into the deep end with a club like Rangers, that has such high expectations, has simply not suited the fleet-footed winger.

Pedro Caixinha has been criticised for many of his decisions as manager of the Light Blues, and signing Nemane could certainly be one of those when comparing him to the form of fellow City youngster Phil Foden.

The England Under-17 World Cup hero has continued to grow his burgeoning reputation even further after starring in India with the Young Lions, scoring two goals in the final against Spain and inspiring England to achieve World Cup glory.

England's midfielder Phil Foden greets spectators after England's win over Spain in the final FIFA U-17 World Cup football match at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan stadium in...

Foden even won the Golden Ball award, presented to the Tournament's best player. Did Rangers sign the wrong Man City starlet? When comparing the two, the evidence is categorical.

Mainly a number 10 but able to ply his trade out wide, 17-year-old Foden offers the ability to unlock a defence as well as an impeccable first touch and bags of pace and skill sleeve.

Starring in pre-season for Pep Guardiola's side, Foden was a shining light in matches against some of Europe's best including Real Madrid, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Carlos Pena's stuttering start to life in Glasgow has highlighted Rangers' need for a number 10, and it is fair to say that the Gers would have profited much greater by signing the intelligent Foden instead of Nemane.

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