Rangers boss Steven Gerrard praises Liverpool-owned Sheyi Ojo

Rangers Manager Steven Gerrard reacts during the UEFA Europa League third round qualifying match between Rangers and Midtjylland at Ibrox Stadium on August 15, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow Rangers winger Sheyi Ojo, on loan from Liverpool, scored at Ibrox on Thursday.

Rangers Manager Steven Gerrard looks on during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 11, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.Rangers manager Steven Gerrard

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has told the club’s official website that Liverpool-owned winger Sheyi Ojo played well against FC Midtjylland on Thursday evening.

Ojo, signed on loan from Premier League club Liverpool in the summer transfer window, featured for Rangers in the second leg of their Europa League Qualifying Third Round at Ibrox.

The 22-year-old winger scored for the Gers in the 39th minute, as the home team won the match 3-1 to progress to the Europa League playoff round 7-3 on aggregate.

Rangers boss Gerrard was pleased with Ojo’s performance and has raved about the youngster’s display.

Gerrard told Rangers’ official website: “I thought Sheyi was outstanding today but I think Jordan Jones has been really strong in his last couple of performances so I was keen to get him a run-out as well.

“But Sheyi will take a lot of the plaudits and a lot of credit tonight. I think that’s the real Sheyi. If we can find that on a consistent basis and bottle that performance he’ll certainly make us stronger.”

Sheyi Ojo of Rangers (L), with Steven Davis of Rangers during the UEFA Europa League Third Qualifying Round Second Leg match between Rangers and Midtjylland at Ibrox Stadium on August 15,...

Progressing

Ojo is a very talented and promising young winger who is doing well at Rangers and seems to be progressing well.

The former England Under-21 international has had issues with consistency during his loan spells at other clubs, but at Ibrox, he will hope to maintain a good level of performance week in week out.

According to WhoScored, Ojo has scored one goal in two Scottish Premiership games for Rangers, and has scored three goals in five Europa League qualifiers.

Rangers Manager Steven Gerrard reacts during the UEFA Europa League third round qualifying match between Rangers and Midtjylland at Ibrox Stadium on August 15, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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