Rangers fans have raved about a piece of skill pulled off by John Lundstram during the Gers’ 2-1 friendly win over Real Madrid on Sunday.

Lundstram only arrived at Ibrox a few weeks ago, signing on a free after leaving Sheffield United, but he already looks to have settled in.

Former Sheffield United star Lundstram impressed Rangers fans with his display against Real Madrid. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

The midfielder was named in the starting XI against Los Blancos, having featured in previous matches against Tranmere Rovers, Arsenal and Brighton, and he was excellent during his 45 minutes on the pitch.

He looked confident from the off and was a key driving force behind early Gers attacks, carrying the ball powerfully from the middle of the park and looking to play in teammates.

The 27-year-old came close to a first Rangers goal, too, forcing a save from Madrid keeper Andriy Lunin with a well-struck left-footed shot.

However, the standout moment from his performance was a lovely piece of skill pulled off around the halfway line on the right flank.

After being fed the ball into feet, he deftly flicked it by the on-rushing Marcelo – who was left totally wrongfooted – swivelled, and surged away.

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Real Madrid skipper Marcelo – who has won four Champions Leagues – was left trailing in Lundstram’s wake. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

The former Blades star didn’t quite manage to pull off the audacious raking pass he tried next, but the initial piece of skill was sublime, drawing oohs and ahhs from the crowd and praise from Clive Tyldesley on commentary.

After a clip was posted on Twitter by @Pena_Cartel later in the evening, fans heaped praise on Lundstram.

Here’s a selection of reactions:


A divisive former Rangers player was pictured in the stands at Ibrox during the friendly.

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