Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard promises Lassana Coulibaly is only going to get better

Steven Gerrard of BT Sport looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2017 in London, England.

Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has brought Lassana Coulibaly to his side this season.

Steven Gerrard is unveiled as the new manager of Rangers football Club at Ibrox Stadium on May 4, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has told STV that Lassana Coulibaly is only going to get better at Ibrox, and that should scare the rest of the Scottish Premiership.

Coulibaly has made a wonderful start at Rangers, since arriving on loan from Angers in the summer.

The midfielder put in a brilliant display last night, as he helped Rangers pick up a 3-1 victory over Maribor.


Coulibaly scored Rangers’ final goal in the match late on, and Gerrard’s promise that the 22-year-old will only get better is seriously exciting for Light Blues supporters.

"He (Lassana) is a machine, he's exactly what this football club needed in terms of that enforcer in the middle of the park,” Gerrard said.

"He enjoys getting after people, biting into tackles and doing the ugly side of the game.

"He loves it and is only going to get better, there is more to come.”

Angers' Malian midfielder Lassana Coulibaly (L) vies with Nancy's Tunisian defender Tobias Badila during the French League Cup football match Angers (SCO) vs Nancy (ASNL), on October 25,...

Coulibaly has provided energy and steel to Rangers’ midfield during his time at Ibrox so far, and looks set to have a crucial role to play for Gerrard’s side over the course of the season.

Rangers’ performance against Maribor last night was arguably their finest since Gerrard took charge.

The Gers now look well set to qualify for the next round of the Europa League, as they take a healthy advantage with them to Slovenia next week.

Troyes' French midfielder Stephane Darbion (L) vies with Anger's midfielder Lassana Coulibaly (R) during the French L1 football match between Troyes (ESTAC) and Angers (SCO) on November 25,...

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