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Rangers applaud Motherwell star on Twitter after excellent display at Ibrox

Rangers have fans have taken to Twitter to applaud Motherwell goalkeeper Liam Kelly, who proved crucial in keeping his old side at bay on Sunday.

Scotland goalkeeper Kelly, 25, left Rangers in 2019 on a permanent basis having failed to play a single game for the Gers at senior level.

He joined QPR, but only managed 22 games in 18 months. A loan to Motherwell in January 2021, has since turned permanent.

Certainly, the move to Fir Park has paid off – keeping 11 clean sheets in 32 outings for The Well. His form has seen Kelly break into the Scotland side.

Posting on Twitter, Kelly underlined his delight at returning to Ibrox and preventing Steven Gerrard’s Rangers from securing three points.

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Kelly never got his chance at Rangers and if he was at Ibrox now, he would still be behind Allan McGregor in the pecking order. He was right to go.

However, McGregor could be in his last season at Rangers and there are certainly question marks as to whether Jon McLaughlin can replace him.

So, perhaps in the future, there could be a route back to Ibrox for Kelly. That Rangers affiliation will never leave the Motherwell goalkeeper.

But for now, he is at the perfect club where he can continue to shine. Two clean sheets and only three goals conceded in his last five is impressive.

Rangers fans were certainly impressed with Kelly on Twitter. Many responded to his post, while others gave their own verdicts.

Others pointed towards his time-wasting…

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