Rangers midfielder Scott Arfield has admitted that he’s not surprised with the impact Jermain Defoe has had since joining the Gers in January – and insists “that’s what you get” when you spend money on signing quality players.
Defoe joined the Gers on an 18-month loan deal and has scored seven times and contributed seven assists in 17 appearances for Steven Gerrard’s side.
“He’s a clinical finisher. He goes in behind and makes it ever so easy for the wingers and for the number eights to get up and help him because you know he is going to keep the ball,”
“It just so happens that when he gets chances he’s ever so clinical and that’s what you get when you invest the money in a player like that to bring him up here.”
Defoe’s recent run in the team has led to a string of stunning performances from Arfield, who has been used in a more attacking role to support Defoe.
With Alfredo Morelos returning from suspension for this weekend’s Scottish Premiership clash, Steven Gerrard will have a big decision on his hands.
Having two strikers who are so ruthless in front of goal can’t be a bad thing for Gerrard’s side – even if it gives the manager a headache trying to keep them both happy.