Darren Fletcher praises Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor

25th July 2018, bet365 Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent, England; Pre Season football friendly, Stoke City versus Wolverhampton Wanderers; Darren Fletcher of Stoke City pqsses the ball through...

Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor’s performance for Scotland impressed Stoke City’s Darren Fletcher.

Allan McGregor of Rangers in action during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Villarreal CF and Rangers at Estadio de la Ceramica on September 20, 2018 in Villareal, Spain.Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor

Stoke City midfielder Darren Fletcher spoke highly of Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor on Sky Sports Main Event on Thursday evening (9:50pm, October 11, 2018).

Fletcher, who won the Premier League title fives times and the Champions League once in 2008 with Manchester United, was impressed with Rangers goalkeeper McGregor’s performance for Scotland against Israel.

The 36-year-old goalkeeper, who returned to Rangers in the summer transfer window on a free, made a number of saves during Scotland’s 2-1 win against Israel away from home in the UEFA Nations League Group C1 on Thursday evening.

 

Fletcher, now at Stoke in the Championship in England, was impressed with the display produced by the former Besiktas and Hull City goalkeeper.

“Scotland are very fortunate that the score is only 2-1 because Allan McGregor was Man of the Match by far,” Fletcher said on Sky Sports Main Event on Thursday evening (9:50pm, October 11, 2018) after the match. “He made numerous saves.”

Scotland's goalkeeper Allan McGregor reacts after conceding a second goal during the UEFA Nations League football match between Israel and Scotland at Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa on...

In good form

McGregor has been in great form for Rangers so far this season and has established himself as the first-choice goalkeeper in Steven Gerrard’s side.

The Rangers goalkeeper’s performances for Scotland in recent matches have also been brilliant, and it seems that he is now his national team’s number one between the posts.

Jason Lowe of Bolton Wanderers competes with Darren Fletcher during the game between Stoke City and Bolton Wanderers at Bet365 Stadium on October 2, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England.

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