RANGERS manager Mark Warburton was delighted with his twenty five goal scoring striker Martyn Waghorn in today’s match at Ibrox.

Waghorn got on the scoresheet three times to bag his second hat-trick in a blue jersey since his arrival in the summer.

The former Sunderland striker has had his career reborn north of the border, after suffering a frustrating time at clubs across England.

His manager said: “Martyn needed to play games, he had suffered because of his transfers to the Premier League and not getting the pitch time which he needed.

“Pitch time allows the boys to learn about the game and develop their talent and he is doing that now.

“He’s had a great run of games and his consistency is outstanding, he can play centre, wide right or left so I’m delighted for him and I think he will get stronger and stronger.

“I’ve got no doubt about him, he has belief now in his ability and I think he knows he’s fit, strong and working hard every day. He adds value on and off the pitch but I think this season holds a lot for him still.”

“He got a knock late on but I’m sure he’s fine, it’s a tough pitch out there with difficult conditions.”

Warburton also handed Harry Forrester his Rangers debut as a 62nd minute substitute, after he moved from Doncaster last week.

He said: “I think you saw there is a player who can play the way we want to play, he likes to get on the ball and his movement and technical ability is good.

“He has an eye for goal and I like the fact he had a couple of shots, he had one miss but went again and I like that bravery. Harry made an impact but he has to fight for his place and he knows that.”

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