November 28, 2022



Joe Aribo waves bye to Rangers’ followers, completes Southampton transfer

Joe Aribo

Joe Aribo has waved goodbye to Rangers in a press release revealed on social media following his transfer to Premier League outfit Southampton.

After three years with the Gers, the Nigeria worldwide penned a four-year take care of the 1975-76 English FA Cup winners.

Throughout his keep at Ibrox – the place he made 149 senior appearances with 26 objectives to his credit score – the 25-year-old received one Scottish Premiership title, and one Scottish Cup whereas serving to them end as runners-up in final season’s Uefa Europa League.

“It’s been an incredible journey being a part of this particular membership. I maintain Rangers very near my coronary heart as they gave me the chance to showcase my expertise on a much bigger stage,” Aribo wrote on Instagram.

“Enjoying at Ibrox was a dream and I’m glad I bought to expertise it. I’m completely happy I used to be in a position to play a component within the historic 55 league title-winning season.

“I’d wish to thank everybody related to this nice membership for all you’ve performed for me throughout my time right here, you’ve at all times made me really feel welcome and I’ve at all times had your full assist.

“I’ve developed into an excellent higher participant, credit score to the supporters who at all times had my again and stayed affected person throughout the robust occasions.”

“We created lots of recollections collectively, recollections that I’ll carry with me all through the remainder of my profession. I want the membership nothing however the most effective for the longer term and I’ll at all times be checking in. Joe Aribo.”

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Previous to the transfer, supervisor Giovanni van Bronckhorst acknowledged he won’t cease the Nigeria worldwide from leaving after doing ‘a incredible job’ for the membership.

“What he [Aribo] has performed for this membership has been incredible,” Van Bronckhorst mentioned as quoted by Sky Sports activities.

“Joe is a vital participant for us. His growth has been actually good and that’s what you need as a membership, to get gifted gamers, develop them into actually good gamers and finally the participant has their ambitions.”

Aribo may make his Southampton debut towards Bundesliga aspect RB Leipzig on July 16 in a pre-season pleasant billed for Wolfsberg’s Lavanttal Area.