“Leon impressed Steven and I with his enthusiasm and excitement to join Rangers from the moment we first spoke whilst the staff at Brighton and Wigan couldn’t have spoken any higher about his personality and abilities.”
Apart from new arrival Balogun, another Super Eagles star, Joe Aribo, also plays for the Scottish giants who in time past had a handful of Nigerians on their books.
Rangers finished second last season in the Scottish Premier League behind perennial champions Celtic to secure yet another stint in the Europa League.
Gerrard’s men are still in the hunt for glory in Europe as they are in the Round of 16 in the Europa League trying to navigate past German club, Bayern Leverkusen.
Tunde Eludini is a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he studied International Relations. He is a Senior Correspondent coordinating the sports section for PREMIUM TIMES. Twitter: @tundeyeludini