Rangers FC tipped to sign towering colossus


Rangers FC and Steven Gerrard are beginning to grow into quite the habit at Ibrox.

That specific habit happens to be bringing young players with room to grow to Glasgow.

Ianis Hagi has walked through the door on a permanent transfer while Calvin Bassey was another player with an immense future to arrive.

However, a further prospect could pen terms with Rangers.

That’s former Leicester defender Dennis Gyamfi who has left the Foxes on a free transfer.

Cheap deals seem to be the order of the day for the Gers at the moment after signing two players free of charge – Jon McLaughlin the other to put pen to paper this summer.

Though, Rangers are far from done there. 


A further new face who could arrive is 22-year-old ex-Spurs man Christian Maghoma.

Football Insider suggested earlier this week that the Light Blues were eyeing a move for the colossal 6 foot 5 central defender after his contract with Polish side Arka Gdynia expired.

However, following on from that, pundit Alan Hutton has suggested he may become a future world-beater, also tipping the defender to do well if a move to Ibrox occurs during the transfer window.

He told FI:

“He’s meant to be big, physical, strong and it’s pretty much a no-brainer. If you can bring someone in that’s talent, you know he’s got talent and by all accounts he’s played well over there – if you can bring him in for a little amount, especially wages-wise, you wouldn’t have thought you’d have to break the bank.

“It could be a gem, it could be a rough diamond which, over the past, I think Rangers and Celtic have been really good at finding so the injury kind of forced his hand to bring someone in and this looks like it could be a good fit. Playing under Gerrard, he’s going to push a young boy on to go and impress. Hopefully, he turns into a world-beater.” 


GIVEMESPORT’S Matt Dawson says…

Maghoma certainly had the right upbringing in regards to football.

Playing for the Tottenham academy is no easy achievement and he starred against some of the most prominent strikers around.

Part of Spurs’ reserve team at the time, he kept a clean sheet against Chelsea and Bournemouth forward’s Tammy Abraham and Dominic Solanke. He also beat Marcus Rashford’s Manchester United U18 team in 2015.

However, one of his most impressive displays came in keeping Gary Hooper quiet on his debut for Tottenham’s U23 side.

Maghoma Rashford

Spurs may have lost the game, but Maghoma prevented the former Celtic star from scoring over the 90 minutes.

That was fine evidence of a player capable of playing beyond his years and after gaining first-team football in an unfamiliar environment in Poland, it should have prepared him well for the rest of his career. 

Maghoma would certainly be an interesting investment by Rangers.

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