The 21-year-old Nigerian youth international has joined the Gers on a season-long loan from Serie A side Roma, and made his debut in the club’s iconic light blue jersey in yesterday’s 3-0 friendly win over Wigan at Ibrox.
⚽️ Umar Sadiq straight into action on his debut putting the defence under pressure for the Gers third. pic.twitter.com/L55mms6Pje
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) July 29, 2018
Sadiq thought he’d scored his first goal for the club in the second-half, only for his header to be ruled an own goal, but one particular clip showed exactly what Sadiq is capable of.
Obviously keen to stand out on his debut, Sadiq showed off his electric speed and turned on the afterburners as he broke late into the Wigan penalty area:
Umar sadiq has 99 pace pic.twitter.com/60EXMIXeIL
— CJ (@Cjnovo992) July 29, 2018
Pretty eye-catching, eh? But how do you think Sadiq will fare in the Scottish Premiership in the forthcoming season?