Rangers newcomer Juninho Bacuna has given fans an exciting glimpse of his ability with a top corner strike in training ahead of the League Cup quarter-final clash against Livingston.

Bacuna joined the Gers on a two-year deal from Huddersfield Town last month.

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Rangers midfielder Juninho Bacuna looked dialled in in training ahead of the League Cup quarter-final vs Livingston. (Photo by John Early/Getty Images)

As he had been training on his own at the Terriers, it took the Rangers staff some time to get him up to speed.

He was finally deemed ready to make his debut on Sunday in the 1-1 Premiership draw with Motherwell, though, and was bright during his 15-minute cameo.

Steven Gerrard talked up the Curacao international after the game and he may well start Wednesday night’s clash against Livi.

On Tuesday, the club released training content from the final session before the League Cup tie and Bacuna featured in both the video and the photo gallery.

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His most exciting involvement came right at the end of the video when he received a pass on the edge of the D and, after taking a touch, whipped a superb right-footed shot into the top left corner, leaving Robby McCrorie rooted to the spot.


Bacuna wasn’t a prolific goalscorer at Huddersfield, but he did net 12 times in 107 appearances.

This clip is further proof that he has the ability to contribute in that area and for fans who feel that Rangers have, for some time, lacked a willingness to shoot from distance, his obvious ability from range is a particularly encouraging sign.

Meanwhile, a more established first-team player was snapped back in training on Tuesday as a comeback beckons vs Livi.

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