Jordan Thompson praises Ovie Ejaria display for Rangers

General views of Ibrox Stadium during the Rangers v St Johnstone - Scottish League Cup Quarter-Final at Ibrox Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow Rangers midfielder Ovie Ejaria was in action for Steven Gerrard’s Gers side against Rapid Vienna at Ibrox on Thursday.

Ovie Ejaria of Rangers battles for possession with Thomas Murg of Rapid Vienna during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Rangers and SK Rapid Wien at Ibrox Stadium on October 4,...Rangers midfielder Ovie Ejaria

Jordan Thompson has praised Liverpool-owned Rangers midfielder Ovie Ejaria on social networking site Twitter for the youngster’s performance against Rapid Vienna at Ibrox.

Ejaria, who joined Rangers on loan from Liverpool in the summer transfer window, featured for Steven Gerrard’s side in their Europa League match at Ibrox on Thursday evening.

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The 20-year-old midfielder started the game and played for the entire 90 minutes, as Rangers won 3-1.

 

Blackpool midfielder Jordan Thompson was following the match, and the 21-year-old Northern Ireland international was impressed with the performance produced by Ejaria - who earns £2000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com.

Thompson was released by Rangers at the end of the 2017-18 campaign, and the youngster moved to Blackpool in League One in England on a free in the summer transfer window.

Ovie Ejaria of Rangers battles for possession with Thomas Murg of Rapid Vienna during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Rangers and SK Rapid Wien at Ibrox Stadium on October 4,...

Over the course of the 90 minutes at Ibrox on Thursday evening, hosts Rangers had 55% of the possession, took nine shots of which five were on target, and earned four corners, according to BBC Sport.

Thompson wrote on Twitter: “Ejaria been different class Get in there Tav!!”

Rangers' English midfielder Ovie Ejaria (L) challenges Rapid Wien's Austrian midfielder Tomas Murg (R) during the UEFA Europa League Group G football match between Rangers and Rapid Wien...

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