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£2m Borna Barisic is 'completely devoted' to Rangers

A general view of Ibrox Stadium ahead of the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers have a player in Borna Barisic - if he can be consistent.

Borna Barisic of Rangers looks on prior to the Ladbrookes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Johnstone at Ibrox Stadium on February 16, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Borna Barisic has told The Scottish Sun that he is 'completely devoted' to Rangers.

The Croatia left-back joined the Gers for £2 million last summer [The Scotsman] but had quite a poor first season at Ibrox and one that was hindered by injury.


It was reported by The Record in June that Rangers boss Steven Gerrard was interested in offloading Barisic and replacing him with Kilmarnock's Greg Taylor.

But the 26-year-old has been an important player for Gerrard so far on the journey to Europa League qualifying, and scored a free kick in the demolition at St Joseph's earlier this month.


Now, Barisic claims that he 'feels great' in Glasgow and insists that he has a 'brilliant relationship' with the Rangers manager.

"I really have a brilliant relationship with Steven Gerrard. We talk about tactics and current issues," he told The Scottish Sun.

"There are no problems. I feel great here and I am completely devoted to Rangers. Life in Glasgow is really good."

In terms of talent, Barisic has plenty and if he can be consistent then he'll also have a much better second season in Scotland.

As noted, he had injury problems last season, but he was often poor and underwhelming when he was available and if he can fix that, it'd go a long way for Rangers.

Borna Barisic of Rangers FC during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Villarreal CF and Rangers FC at La Ceramica Stadium on September 20, 2018 in Vila-real, Spain.

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