DORIN GOIAN hopes he has not played at Ibrox for the last time after he had to come off early today against Motherwell with a knee injury.
The Romanian defender was taken off as a precaution in the first half of the 0-0 draw with Stuart McCall’s Steelmen but is hopeful of being fit to face St Johnstone next week.
Whether he remains in Glasgow beyond the summer remains unclear as the administration process at Gers rumbles on.
Goian is hopeful, however, that a takeover can be completed sooner rather than later so that the uncertainty can be brought to an end.
American truck tycoon Bill Miller was named as Duff and Phelps’ preferred bidder for the Light Blues on Thursday and he hopes to complete a purchase by the end of the season.
That would please Goian, who maintains he is determined to remain with the team he joined last summer from Italian cracks Palermo.
He said: “We will go on holiday next week but I hope we can all come back to play for Rangers again next season.
“When we come back after our breaks, I hope everything is going to be okay. I certainly hope that things settle down.
“To be honest, I really hope all the players stay here because I have two years left on my contract and that’s what I want to do.
“For me personally, it has been a pleasure to play for Rangers this season and I want to return to the club after the summer.
“This is a very big club with a huge history and we just all hope we can come back as a group after the summer and keep moving forward.
“For all the problems we have had this season, it has still been a good year for us as a team and we have bonded well.
“We are sorry we could not finish at Ibrox with a win though because our fans deserved that. We wanted to win for them.
“We still don’t know what will happen going forward and we don’t know who will take charge but hopefully everything will work out.”
Goian did reappear after the match finished as the Rangers team took part in a lap of honour when thousands of fans stayed behind to applaud the players.
And the stopper admits he was blown away by that and the level of support he and his colleagues have received from the Light Blues legions.
He added: “It was very emotional. The fans deserve everything because in difficult times they have stayed with us and been close to the team.
“When I came to Rangers, I didn’t think I would I would find supporters like these but they have been incredible.”