Ibrox Noise’s Marc recently penned a piece on imminent new signing Scott Wright’s qualities and attributes, but we have also admit it’s a very interesting signing overall.
Wright, 23, is a forward with very little reputation at the moment. We’d imagine few of you had even heard of him prior to Rangers’ visit to Pittodrie last weekend, and therefore we’re certainly very intrigued as to what attracted Stevie to make this signing.
An Aberdeen youth graduate, he is versatile enough to play in any attacking slot, but his career stats aren’t exactly sensational with 8 goals in 63 in the SPL and 7 assists.
It’s not awful of course, but we do wonder what it is about this (not terribly) young player which has secured our management’s interest in him.
He did impress early on versus ourselves, but faded dramatically before being removed shortly into the second half.
So maybe Gerrard saw that early display and saw the potential there.
The reality is Rangers lack a depth of quality attacking options. Ryan Kent is literally the only fit winger we currently have, in terms of those the manager truly rates, while Joe Aribo and Ianis Hagi have not been super consistent in the 10 position.
So perhaps the boss saw that early spell last week and can see a player who can add some real high quality squad depth.
He is most commonly used in either LW or the 10, and Rangers can always use more talent there.
Whether it spells the end for Jordan Jones or Brandon Barker we can’t be sure.
But our manager wants him, and it will happen.