Richard Forster says that Glasgow Rangers have spent £4m on an “unknown” in Ianis Hagi.
The Romania international originally made the move to Ibrox on loan in January and, after scoring three goals in 12 matches, he completed a permanent transfer to the blue side of Glasgow last month. He was their first signing of the summer, with Calvin Bassey and Jon McLaughlin having joined the first-team squad since then as well.
“They’ve just paid £4million for the boy Hagi.
“They’re spending £4million on an unknown, they’d be better spending £1m on a guy who is a bit older but has been there before.”
It is a rather bizarre claim from Forster. Hagi has Champions League experience under his belt from his time at Genk and impressed at the European Under-21 Championship last summer, scoring twice for his country. Whilst he hasn’t always been at his best at Ibrox, his double against Braga in the Europa League as the ‘Gers came back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 shows that he has the ability to win matches.
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The reported fee is said to be £3m rather than £4m, but it is still a significant outlay for the ‘Gers. Having said that, he has already made an impression and is far from an unknown at Ibrox.
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