Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo has admitted that he wants to be a “goalscoring midfielder” at Ibrox – as he opened up on comparisons with Patrick Viera and Dele Alli.
Aribo completed his move to Ibrox yesterday and wants to contribute regularly with goals for Steven Gerrard’s side after penning a four-year deal.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 26: Lewis Morgan of Sunderland battles for possession with Joe Aribo of Charlton Athletic during the Sky Bet League One Play-off Final match between Charlton Athletic and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium on May 26, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.
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The former Charlton midfielder told how he has been compared to Patrick Viera and Dele Alli but wouldn’t make any of his own.
“I’m a dynamic player. I can get up and down the pitch and get at opposition in a one-v-one,”
Aribo said, as quoted by Football Scotland.
“I can pick a pass and find the back of the net.
“I can’t compare myself to anyone, but a lot of people say Patrick Vieira and my old manager at Charlton says Dele Alli.

“My aim last season at Charlton was to score 10 goals and I achieved that.
“I want to be a goalscoring midfielder. I take pride and joy in scoring goals.”
The midfielder is Rangers seventh signing of the summer and is one that seems to have really got Gers fans excited.

MARIBOR, SLOVENIA - AUGUST 16: Steven Gerrard, head coach of FC Rangers shouting during 2nd Leg football match between NK Maribor and Rangers FC in 3rd Qualifying Round of UEFA Europa League 2018/19, on August 16, 2018 in Maribor, Slovenia.
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After helping Charlton win promotion to the Championship last season, Aribo should have a big part to play for Gerrard’s side in their bid for the title.
If he’s half as good as Viera or Alli then Rangers have won a watch with the signing after landing him for around £300,000 in development fees.
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