Joe Aribo left Rangers with his head held high, finally fulfilling his dream of getting the chance to star in the Premier League.

A stunning solo goal in pre-season would have Southampton fans excited at the reported £6m signing, however, he will finish with just 21 appearances and 13 games worth of minutes to his name.

As with many, Joe Aribo has moved from Rangers and realised that the grass isn’t always greener as a post on social media proves.

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The post isn’t one made by the 26-year old himself but by American footballer Odell Beckham Jr, famously of the New York Giants at his peak.

“Humble yourself, it can be gone ina instant…”

The message from OBJ, who himself has gone through difficult times with injuries, was one of the most exciting wide recievers in the game just a few years ago.

Joe Aribo retweeted the post which will resonate with Rangers fans who will know that playing in the Championship wasn’t exactly the Nigerian international’s dream when he left Ibrox behind.

Joe Aribo’s struggles since leaving Rangers

What has puzzled me this season with Aribo is that for all Southampton’s struggles, he has still been used sparingly.

Since January, he has played only 159 minutes in the Premier League.

Southampton have won just three times in this period, it’s little surprise to see the 26-year old mooted for a return to Rangers.

Even the two games that he has played from the start this year he had eight games with no minutes and five games with no minutes before them.

He was also deployed as a centre-forward rather than his preferred attacking midfield role.

One look at his appearances this season and you can see that he has played everywhere in the forward line and in midfield, frequently changing from week-to-week.

The three managers have had no idea how to use him.

Joe Aribo is a good player capable of playing in the Premier League, he proved that for Rangers, especially in Europe.

If nobody signs him this summer, it would be a surprise if he doesn’t end next campaign in the team of the year.

A player who has scored in a European final deserves better than the treatment he has had this season and to be playing in England’s second tier.

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