Rangers fans have always had a soft spot for Fashion Sakala but after the pacey attacker’s Old Firm heroics v Celtic the Zambian international has become a fans’ favourite.

Ever since joining Rangers last season Fashion Jnr’s infectious smile and enthusiastic displays have endeared him to the Ibrox fans but there has been a lack of consistency and execution in his play.

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Sakala has also struggled to get a consistent run of games and those disjointed selections have led to disjointed performances but under Michael Beale the 25-year-old has begun to shine.

The incoming Rangers boss has used the player in all five of his matches since returning to Ibrox, including four times from the start, and Fashion Sakala was given the nod v Celtic.

Rangers star Fashion Sakala goes viral in Celtic clip

In an impressive second half display, Fashion tormented apparent Celtic world-beater Josip Juranovic and set up Ryan Kent for the Ibrox club’s equaliser.

The forward would then win the penalty which James Tavernier scored to put the Gers 2-1 ahead in an impressive display which has earned Sakala the plaudits of the Ibrox faithful after the eventual 2-2 draw.

But there was another moment in the match which has since caught the eye with a cheeky fist-clenching celebration from Fashion Sakala moments after winning the penalty against Celtic going viral.

The defender is seen laying on the Ibrox turf holding his leg but in a moment begins to shake his fist in celebration. It’s a thing of beauty.

If the Rangers team had played with the heart and invention that Fashion Sakala did against Celtic at certain points this season then perhaps the club wouldn’t find themselves behind in the title race.

Consistently accused of having endeavour but no end product, Rangers fans are beginning to see more from the attacker and let’s hope this is the start of the Zambian taking the division by storm.

Meanwhile, a German midfielder has broken his silence amid links to Rangers.

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