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Rangers blogger hails Leon King against Hearts




Renowned Glasgow Rangers bloggers Four boys had a dream were full of praise for Leon King’s performance in the Premiership on Saturday.

The Lowdown: Rangers youngsters win

Giovanni van Bronckhorst named a very different squad yesterday ahead of the midweek Europa League final, with some youngsters enjoying a deserved run.

Many of them impressed, as Alex Lowry grabbed a goal and an assist, while Cole McKinnon also got on the scoresheet in the 3-1 win over Hearts.

The last: King hailed

Go to Twitter, Four boys had a dream hailed the performance of 18-year-old Leon King at full-back for Rangers, with some praise for Lowry as well.

The bloggers gushed: “Alex Lowry is obviously headline news and deservedly a special player.”

“But Leon King is absolutely first class. What talent. Both threaten to be as good as any academy graduate. The future looks really bright.

Should Rangers play more King?

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The Verdict: Unsung Hero

As Four Lads Had a Dream pointed out, Lowry is likely to grab headlines with his goal and assist, but King was an unsung hero at the back for the Light Blues on Saturday.

The defender won two of his duels and also registered two clearances, two tackles and an accurate long ball, boasting an overall passing success rate of 88% throughout the game (SofaScore).

It was his sixth senior appearance of the season despite his young age, suggesting King will continue to be called up by Van Bronckhorst next season, should he be needed.

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