Twitter reacts to Oli McBurnie's display, some Celtic fans hope he finally joins Rangers

Oli McBurnie of Swansea City applauds home supporters during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Ipswich Town at the Liberty Stadium on October 06, 2018 in Swansea,...

Rangers have been linked with bringing Oli McBurnie to Ibrox in both transfer windows this year.

Oli McBurnie of Swansea City in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Ipswich Town at the Liberty Stadium on October 06, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

Scotland fell to another disappointing defeat on Sunday evening as they were beaten 3-1 at home by Portugal in an international friendly.

After a shock defeat to Israel on Thursday dominated headlines and heaped the pressure on manager Alex McLeish, few Scotland fans were expecting much better against current European champions Portugal.

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Portugal boss Fernando Santos did field a much-changed side, and it was two fringe players who combined for the first goal as left back Kevin Rodrigues crossed for Wolverhampton Wanderers star Helder Costa to bundle home from close range.

 

Ex-Swansea City flops Renato Sanches and Eder combined for the second goal, with the latter heading home a free kick, before speedy wide man Bruma went on a run and smashed the ball into the top corner of the net to make it 3-0.

Gary Mackay-Steven's inventive back heel did set up Steven Naismith for a consolation, but that's as good as it got for Scotland as they lost 3-1 in another disappointing defeat.

It was another poor performance from Scotland under McLeish, and the absence of Leigh Griffiths from his squad was exacerbated by the performance of Swansea striker Oli McBurnie at Hampden Park.

Oli McBurnie of Scotland during the International Friendly match between Scotland and Portugal at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland on October 14, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Whilst McBurnie has impressed with Swansea this season, he was slammed on Twitter by Scotland fans, with some suggesting that he shouldn't win another cap and was a waste of a jersey against Portugal.

Celtic fans were particularly critical of McBurnie, with some hoping that he signs for Rangers; after all, McBurnie is a Rangers fan, was wanted on loan by the Gers in January according to BBC Sport before The Sun claimed over the summer that Steven Gerrard launched a £4million bid for the striker - and Bhoys fans believe he is destined to play for the Gers, much to their delight based on Sunday's display.

Oli McBurnie of Swansea City applauds home supporters during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Ipswich Town at the Liberty Stadium on October 06, 2018 in Swansea,...

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