Glasgow Rangers legend Brian Laudrup has praised Joe Aribo following his performance in the Scottish Cup fourth round on Sunday.
Laudrup hails Aribo
Aribo was in fantastic form for the Gers against Celtic on Sunday as the Ibrox outfit won 2-0. The £3.15m-valued Nigeria international (Transfermarkt) was heavily involved in both goals and generally caused his opponents plenty of problems.
“I said last week that I hoped Aribo could go and grab this game by the scruff of the neck. I wasn’t disappointed. I thought it was definitely his best Old Firm performance yet.
“We have to say Celtic’s left-hand side just didn’t function. What a shocker Diego Laxalt had.
“That can happen at times if you start a match badly. It just snowballs from there. But Rangers had to make sure they took advantage.
“I’ve never made any secret that I am a big Aribo fan. He is brave, with outstanding close control, and brings something different.
“You can give him the ball in the tightest of spaces and he will retain it or produce a little run that takes people out of the game. That’s so important in terms of trying to navigate through the final third.
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