Rangers signing Joe Aribo says he’s a Manchester United fan

May Joe Aribo of Charlton Athletic with the fans       during the Sky Bet League 1 Play off Final between Charlton Athletic and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium, London on Sunday 26th May...

Joe Aribo joined Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers in the summer transfer window.

Joe Aribo of Rangers is seen in  action during the pre season friendly match between Rangers and Oxford United  at Ibrox Stadium on July 07, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.Joe Aribo of Rangers

Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo has revealed to The Scottish Sun that he is a Manchester United fan.

Aribo joined Rangers in the summer transfer window after leaving Charlton Athletic in England at the end of last season.

The 22-year-old has also suggested that he should not say it in public that he is a United fan given that Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is a Liverpool legend.

Aribo told The Scottish Sun: “I don’t think I should say this knowing how much the gaffer was a hero to me . . . but I grew up supporting Man United!”

Good signing for Rangers

Aribo played well for Charlton last season and was a key figure in the Addicks winning promotion from League One to the Championship in England via the playoffs.

May Joe Aribo of Charlton Athletic and Alim Ozturk of Sunderland       during the Sky Bet League 1 Play off Final between Charlton Athletic and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium, London on...

The midfielder is young and energetic, and he will bring a certain degree of dynamism and vibrancy to the Rangers midfield.

Rangers finished second in the Scottish Premiership table last season and will be aiming to challenge bitter Old Firm rivals Celtic for the league title during the 2019-20 campaign.

As for Manchester United, the Red Devils will be looking to finish in the top four of the Premier League next season.

May Joe Aribo of Charlton Athletic with the fans       during the Sky Bet League 1 Play off Final between Charlton Athletic and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium, London on Sunday 26th May...

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