Jermain Defoe has claimed he wants to finish his career at Rangers after he gave an interview on talkSPORT confessing his love for the Ibrox club.
Will Alfredo Morelos finish the season a Rangers player?
“I’m loving it!” ❤️
“I’ve 100% fallen in love with the club. It’s an amazing club. I feel blessed.” 👏
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) October 14, 2019
The diminutive striker has been on fire for the Gers this season. Despite being back-up to Alfredo Morelos, he is top goal scorer in the Scottish Premiership with 9 goals in just 353 minutes at an incredible rate of a goal every 39 minutes.
Steven Gerrard has made no secret about wanting to keep Defoe at Rangers beyond his 18-month loan from Bournemouth, and rumours are now circulating that there may be a player/coach contract offer in the pipeline for the former Tottenham man.
Either way, Rangers fans were delighted when they heard the news given just how pivotal Defoe’s contribution has been in getting them to the top of the league, and they took to Twitter to wax lyrical about the striker.
Honestly didn’t think we’d ever see someone of his quality at Rangers again, just because of economics. It’s fantastic.
— GenerallyGodFearingGraeme (@GraemeNotMurty) October 14, 2019
We love you too @IAmJermainDefoe ❤️💙
— Dayner (@WhiskyQueen89) October 14, 2019
Love this guy! Blessed to have him & Morelos. Best strikers in the league by a mile!
— MonTheTeddyBears! (@StaunchForever) October 14, 2019
We love him too. Big up @IAmJermainDefoe you legend. True blue bro. I’d personally love to see you end it with us. You can pass so much on to the younger lads. 🔴⚪️🔵 Lets WIN the league 🏆🏆🏆
— Chaz Clark (@ChazClark86) October 14, 2019
It’s crazy when u see the EPL clubs crying out for a guy like u RN but we are all so happy we have u here and i’m sure every fan would agree we want u to finish ur career here too, with some silverware in the cabinet for when you retire, and a few more match balls too i’m sure 💙
— Ben (@BenMcComb1) October 14, 2019
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He’s unbelievable and if you judge him purely on what he is doing just now and not his age he’s defo worth a contract. Best finisher in Scotland without a doubt
— Gazzas flute (@seankbomb) October 14, 2019