MATT Polster says he is already craving more moments like his Rangers debut at Tynecastle.
The USA International made his first appearance for the Gers since joining the club in January as Steven Gerrard’s men brushed aside Hearts.
Injury kept Polster on the sidelines for some time and he has appeared for the reserves as he built his fitness up. Now the former MLS man is targeting a start before the end of the campaign.
Speaking to RangersTV the 25-year-old said: “I have worked hard to get here, coming back from injury and getting given a chance by the gaffer.
“I thought I worked hard during the week in training to finally warrant a debut and I enjoyed every second of it.
“I don’t think you can ever really replicate game minutes in practice so those reserves matches I have played have helped, especially against Hibs and Celtic, some tough opponents.
“It was only five minutes today but I feel comfortable and I managed to play a good ball into Glenn. It was just good to get on the pitch and finally make my debut.
“I think I need another good week of training, I think that is what is going to show the staff that I want to keep pushing and I want moments like this to happen more often.
“I think everybody in the team wants to start and it is obviously tough when you have a huge squad but if I keep training well and show I am capable then I will get more chances.”
The packed Rangers away end sang “USA, USA” as the Wisconsin born defender warmed up and then appeared for the first time in a blue jersey.
He smiled: “The support here is incredible, they are just loud the entire time and just chanting on. It helped the boys today to go and get the win.
“I thought the USA chants were funny but I enjoyed it, hopefully I can get a lot more of those.
“The expectation for us is always to win, the boys showed really well today especially when the weather was hot and a tough place to come. We have four matches left and we want to win them all.”