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Glasgow Rangers stopper Wes Foderingham delivers his verdict on Steven Gerrard

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 have made significant improvements under Steven Gerrard so far.

Wes Foderingham of Rangers during the Scottish Cup Semi Final between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 15, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow Rangers stopper Wes Foderingham has told the Scottish Herald that he thinks Steven Gerarrd has made big improvements at Ibrox.

Gerrard has impressed during his first stint in management, with Rangers seemingly going from strength to strength.

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One of the changes that Gerrard has made since taking charge at Ibrox is to bring in Allan McGregor as Rangers’ number one.

It has meant that Foderingham has been dropped to the bench, but the goalkeeper admits that Gerrard has still impressed him.

 

Foderingham said: “I think the first thing when the new coaching staff came in was that they wanted to change the mentality of the group and make sure that the group had a winning mentality and a willingness to work hard and improve.

“I think that has been evident on the pitch and the squad has got stronger. We have a couple of boys in each position now that are capable of coming in and doing a good job and that can only help the club as a whole.

15th April 2018, Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland; Scottish Cup football, semi final, Celtic versus Rangers;  Rangers' Wes Foderingham roars instructions to his side

“There have been improvements made around the place and the boys want to come in and work.”

Rangers have moved up to second in the Scottish Premiership table, and even picked up a drew with Villarreal in Spain in the Europa League.

The Gers appear to be genuine title contenders this season, even though it is still early, and there is a real confidence building around Ibrox.

Rangers are next in action later this evening, when they take on Ayr in the Scottish League Cup, and Foderingham could be in line to start.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard in the dug out during the Pre-Season Friendly between Rangers and Bury at Ibrox Stadium on July 6, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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