Connor Goldson the latest to heap praise on Allan McGregor
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Connor Goldson the latest to heap praise on Allan McGregor

Allan McGregor has enjoyed a fantastic return to Ibrox this season.

He has pulled off crucial stop after crucial stop, sparing Rangers’ blushes on countless occasions. Most recently, he produced a string of saves to shut out Villarreal on Thursday night.

Steven Gerrard congratulates McGregor after his outstanding display against Villarreal. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

McGregor has received plaudits from pundits and coaching staff, but no one is more thankful for his presence than the club’s defenders.

Speaking to Rangers TV, Connor Goldson, himself a new recruit, became the latest to heap praise on the ‘keeper.

Goldson embraces Joe Worrall, one of his many centre-back partners this season (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

‘It’s great having someone like Allan McGregor behind us’, he said.

‘We want to keep clean sheets and there’s not going to be a game where there’s not a shot on target, but knowing that Greegsy is behind us gives us confidence.’

Everyone at the club seems to recognise the importance of the 36-year-old during the push for silverware under Steven Gerrard.

McGregor’s club form has seen him reinstated as Scotland’s no.1 (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

For Goldson, who has made the most appearances of any of the club’s centre-backs this season, McGregor is the perfect safety net for when things don’t go according to plan at the back.

Looking ahead to tomorrow’s fixture at Hearts, a clean sheet is all-important. The opposition have failed to score in their last five in all competitions. Goldson and McGregor will be looking to work together to ensure that trend continues.