Joe Dodoo warns fellow Rangers strikers he has 'come to play'
The 21-year-old forward has joined Mark Warburton's side from Leicester City.
New Rangers signing Joe Dodoo has warned his fellow strikers that he has come to the club "to play."
The 21-year-old scored in the League Cup win over East Stirlingshire on Friday night, coming off the bench to find the net in stoppage-time.
But Dodoo has warned his teammates that he has come to Rangers to command a place in the starting lineup.
"I've come to play. I'm here to work hard for my place," he said. "That's the same for everybody coming in, they have to put the effort in. Nobody signs up and goes straight into the team.
"You have to work hard everyday and compete with your team-mates and see if you can get the nod to start."
The former England youth international, who is also eligible to represent Ghana, tapped home his debut goal from a Lee Wallace assist in stoppage time.
"It was great to get off the mark," he said. "I'm looking to play and get some minutes, so I was happy to get a 30-minute run-out. It was a good result, a win and a goal on my debut made it even better. So I'm very happy.
"As a striker you always want to get off to a good start so to get a goal early is good for the confidence and now I want to kick on.
"It's a new club and a new team for me. I still need to get used to the players here but this is a good start in terms of learning a little bit about them, their intentio