The Rangers fans in the Transfer Tavern are pleased to kick off the new campaign with a win and hope Pedro Caixinha’s overhaul at Ibrox over the course of the summer has been worth it.
Indeed, the Portuguese has completely shaken up his playing staff in Glasgow to stamp his own authority in Light Blue and reports from the Daily Mail suggest he’s not done yet, even after the start of the new campaign.
They’ve revealed the Gers have accepted a bid from Ipswich Town for striker Martyn Waghorn, thought to be in the region of around £1m. Former club Sunderland are understood to have been interested in the player, though it seems the Tractor Boys are closing in on a deal.
Waghorn proved rather prolific in the Scottish Championship, though frustrated our punters with some of his performances (even though he notched 16 times) in the top tier and the signing of Alredro Morelos has strengthened Rangers’ attack.
The aforementioned Colombian and Kenny Miller could form a formidable attacking duo and Waghorn has just a year left on his deal with club, so the fact they are to receive some relatively good money for him has gone down well amongst our punters.
It’s little surprise to see Waghorn depart and it seems Rangers will be in for some decent money. He fell out with fans last season and the new era at Ibrox was always likely to see some of Mark Warburton’s old favourites leave.
A decent servant in the Championship, it’s good business for the Gers.