Amidst all the excitement of Steven Gerrard’s impending Rangers revolution, one transfer which seems to have slipped under the radar is the return of Gers goalkeeper Allan McGregor.
The 36-year-old recently made the journey back to Ibrox from Hull City, after leaving the Gers originally in 2012 to join Beşiktaş.
The player’s return to Ibrox was recently announced on the club’s official Twitter page.
???? #RangersFC are today delighted to confirm that Allan McGregor has rejoined the club on a two-year deal.
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) May 16, 2018
McGregor had plenty of success in his first spell at Ibrox, winning three league titles, and he also helped Hull survive in the Championship last season, when at one stage they looked certain to be relegated.
However, just because McGregor has returned to the Gers that doesn’t mean that he is guaranteed to be the number one goalkeeper.
Indeed, the Gers now have three decent goalkeepers on their books, with Wes Foderingham and Jak Alnwick also at the club.
Current number one Foderingham has already indicated that he intends to remain the first choice goalkeeper, replying ‘I’m not’ when asked on Twitter if he was planning to leave the Gers.
I’m not https://t.co/JLPSGvvSI2
— Wes Foderingham (@wes_foderingham) April 26, 2018
In his first managerial job, every decision that Gerrard makes will be scrutinised, particularly at a demanding club like Rangers.
He will have to get his decision about who is the number one goalkeeper correct, or he will quickly find that the support will be demanding that a player is dropped.
In other Rangers news, Gerrard is adopting a sensible transfer strategy