All 15 of Steven Gerrard's Rangers signings ranked so far
#15 – Umar Sadiq
Unfortunately for Umar Sadiq, things just didn’t work out.
The striker came in on loan from AS Roma with a promising reputation, but he never found his way at Ibrox.
Gerrard felt unable to trust him for one reason or another. He ended up making just five appearances for the club before cutting his season-long loan spell short to return to Italy. He was surely Gerrard’s worst summer acquisition.
#14 – Jamie Muphy
The permanent summer signing from Brighton has only made eight appearances for the club before sustaining an ACL injury against Kilmarnock back in August.
People know what he’s all about, and he’ll be a huge boost for Rangers when he returns later in 2019.
#13 – Eros Grezda
Arrived with a big reputation but still hasn’t shown his best form.
Although he’s been improving of late, Rangers fans on the whole feel a tad disappointed with what they’ve seen from the Albanian international so far.
#12 – Gareth McAuley
McAuley was brought in on a free after his deal at West Bromwich Albion expired.
In truth, the veteran hasn’t played enough games to be judged properly. He will likely come in handy as the season wears on.
#11 – Kyle Lafferty
Lafferty was signed to play as a back-up to Alfredo Morelos, but is yet to prove himself in his second stint at the club.
The 31-year-old has made 15 Premiership appearances and scored four goals. He hasn’t really been able to alleviate the burden on the Colombian, and he simply hasn’t been one of Gerrard’s better signings.
#10 – Lassana Coulibaly
It all started so well for Coulibaly following his loan from Angers.
His first month at the club saw him achieve fan-favourite status. Since his return from injury though, Coulibaly seems like a different player and has been hugely disappointing.
#9 – Jon Flanagan
Like Coulibaly, Flanagan started the season well but in recent weeks he has been found out playing at left-back.
Flanagan has spent a lot of time covering for Borna Barisic, and it’s fairly obvious he’s not that comfortable playing there. That said, he always gives 100% for Gerrard.
#8 – Borna Barisic
The Croatian was excellent against Rangers for NK Osijek, and Gerrard duly went and snapped him up.
He has struggled a bit with injury since his move, but across his 14 appearances for the club he has shown that he will be an important player for the club going forwards.
His crossing ability and attacking mentality are impressive.
#7 – Nikola Katic
Katic enjoyed a fantastic start to life at Rangers before losing his place to Joe Worrall.
The statistics indicate Katic has actually been better than Worrall, but the Croatian seems to be fighting a losing battle with the Nottingham Forest loanee.
He’s a fine defender, and next term could be the making of him if Worrall’s move isn’t made permanent. Gerrard has said that he’s just been protecting him.
#6 – Joe Worrall
For the fact that he has largely ousted Katic from the side when everything was going so well for him means Worrall takes his place above him in this list. Has had some fine showings alongside Connor Goldson.
#5 – Ovie Ejaria
Ejaria may actually be heading back to Liverpool early in January.
It would be a huge shame if Rangers lost him, because his elegance in midfield has been a joy to behold at times. He hasn’t always been consistent, but he’s largely been a successful signing for Gerrard.
#4 – Ryan Kent
Kent has struggled with injury in parts, but he’s still managed to make 23 appearances in total for the club.
The Liverpool loan star has dazzled with his quick feet and speed on the left wing, and is the player most likely to get supporters out of their chairs. A fine acquisition from Gerrard.
#3 – Connor Goldson
Has been a mainstay in the Rangers backline and has been solid under Gerrard. He has shored things up massively in defence, and could help Rangers become competitive again at the top.
#2 – Scott Arfield
Quite simply a brilliant piece of business from Gerrard. Arfield’s influence in midfield has been colossal for the Gers – he has just been so consistent in there, and plays like another captain in the side.
#1 – Allan McGregor
A truly outstanding transfer from Gerrard to bring back Allan McGregor.
The veteran, a free signing, has been in fantastic form in his first season back at the club, producing some huge moments in the Europa League in particular.
He is adored by the Rangers faithful, which feels so much more confident with him between the sticks.
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