'When are you coming back?': Rangers fans respond to Martyn Waghorn's tweet

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...

Martyn Waghorn left the Scottish Premiership and Rangers for Ipswich Town last summer and has scored 14 Championship goals this season.

Martyn Waghorn of Rangers celebrates after he scores from the penalty spot during the Scottish Cup Quarter final match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on March 4,...

It is unlikely that Martyn Waghorn alone could have prevented Rangers from humiliation in Sunday’s Scottish Cup semi-final thrashing against Celtic.

The Bhoys cruised past the Gers with a 4-0 thumping on Sunday afternoon as Graeme Murty suffered his most damaging defeat as manager of the Ibrox giants.

Rangers were never at the races, missing fight and energy throughout – two attributes that Waghorn could never have been accused of lacking during his spell on the blue half of Glasgow.

Martyn Waghorn of Rangers controls the ball during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The hard-working forward was never a universal fan favourite despite an excellent goal-scoring record, tallying 44 in 78 across two seasons, but Rangers could have done with him in attack as Celtic put them to the sword at Parkhead.

And, when pledging his allegiance to Rangers before the game, there was no shortage of Gers fans pleading for the 28-year-old to return just one year after he left for Ipswich Town to the tune of around £1 million, according to the East Anglian Daily Times.

The man who did start up front for Rangers against Celtic, Alfredo Morelos, once again endured an afternoon to forget against the green and whites. Firing straight at Craig Gordon from six yards, the Colombian’s unenviable record of missed Old Firm sitters goes on.

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers is challenged by Kristoffer Ajer of Celtic during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 15, 2018 in Glasgow,...

Would Waghorn have put that chance away on Sunday and fired Rangers back in the game? We will never know.

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