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Albania boss says Eros Grezda could have done better than Rangers

Eros Grezda (7) of Albania celebrates after scoring a goal during the Friendly match between Turkey and Albania at Antalya Stadium on November 13, 2017 in Antalya, Turkey.

Rangers landed Eros Grezda from previous Europa League opponents NK Osijek.

Eros Grezda (7) of Albania in action against Ugur Demirok (L) of Turkey during the Friendly match between Turkey and Albania at Antalya Stadium on November 13, 2017 in Antalya, Turkey.

Albania coach Alban Bushi has told his press conference, as quoted by the Scotsman, that new Rangers signing Eros Grezda could have picked a better club to join than Rangers.

The 23-year-old has signed a four-year deal at Ibrox after the Gers matched the £1.8million release clause in the Albania international's NK Osijek contract.

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Grezda became the second player to join Rangers from Osijek, after the Gers faced the Croatian side in the second round of European qualifying which the won 2-1 on aggregate.

 

Six-time Albania international Grezda is currently with his national side ahead of next week's clash against Scotland at Hampden Park, and Bushi claimed the wing wizard could have joined a better side than the Gers.

“When you look at just how talented Grezda is, we all expected him to move to a bigger stage than at Rangers," Bushi said. 

"He’s a player who can be world class. “But I am sure he will be able to quickly prove himself at Rangers and knowing his qualities, he will make a big impact. “He deserves a big transfer and I think he will do well in Scotland.

Eros Grezda (17) of Albania in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Albania and Italy at Loro Borici Stadium on October 9, 2017 in Shkoder, Albania.

Grezda became Rangers' 14th new signing before Gerrard landed his 15th as Rangers manager with the one-year capture of free agent Gareth McAuley after his contract with West Bromwich Albion had expired.

He is yet to make his debut but Rangers fans will be able to see what Grezda is like against Scotland at Hampden Park on Monday, before having the chance to make his Rangers bow on September 15 as The Gers host Dundee.

Thiago Alcantara (L) of Spain is tackled by Eros Grezda of Albania during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Spain and Albania at Rico Perez Stadium on October 6, 2017 in Alicante,...

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