Rangers must not axe mainstay to fit reported summer signing into side
Rangers goalkeeping mainstay Wes Foderingham has been the undisputed number one at Ibrox since signing from Swindon Town in 2015 – and the reported signing of Allan McGregor from Hull City shouldn’t change that.
According to the Daily Record, McGregor is close to an Ibrox return but the 36-year-old shouldn’t just come in and immediately usurp Foderingham for the gloves.
The former England youth international needs to step his game up when he returns from injury but has done little to merit being replaced by a 36-year-old who has spent the season fighting relegation to League One with Hull City.
Plenty of fans will argue that Foderingham should move aside and let McGregor take the number one shirt but after six years away from Ibrox, McGregor has to come in and earn the spot if he is to be number one.
Even ignoring the obvious issues over McGregor’s departure in 2012, the Hull keeper is in the twilight of his career and with a two-year deal reportedly on the table it’ll almost certainly be then final deal before retirement for the 35-times capped Scotland keeper.
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McGregor enjoyed a glittering time at Ibrox before his acrimonious departure but six years on, the shotstopper is starting from square one if he does agree a return to Ibrox.
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