Gerrard makes the right call with Zungu
Posted On May 4, 2021
Rangers have been confirmed not to sign a permanent contract with Amiens, Bongani Zungu, this summer, which is Steven Gerrard’s right move after a less than impressive loan spell at Ibrox from the 28-year-old. .
According to Glasgow Live, Amiens manager Oswald Tanchot has confirmed that the South African international will be back with the club in Ligue 2 next season. Rangers signed the midfielder’s loan over the summer following relegation from his parent club last quarter and negotiated a call option when his loan at Ibrox ended.
Is it the right decision to chop Zungu?
However, he has only managed four starts in all competitions this season, with the majority of his appearances coming from the bench, as he struggled to oust Steven Davis, Glen Kamara, Ryan Jack, Scott Arfield and Joe Aribo in midfield. by Gerrard. .
Rangers have reportedly paid Zungu £ 12,500,000 per week while at Ibrox and he spent 30 weeks at the club, for a total salary of £ 375,000.
This means they’ve paid him a remarkable £ 94,000 per start this season, which suggests he’s unfortunately been a huge waste of money for the Light Blues, and it’s no surprise he doesn’t join Permanently.
While there are many players in the current Rangers squad who will make history for their roles in the historic 55th title win, it’s hard to say the same for Zungu, who will likely be quickly forgotten by most of Ibrox’s loyalists due to his lack of appearances in this closed-door season.
He also let the club down by breaking lockdown restrictions on attending a party, earning himself a suspension in the process, which was surely a key factor that cost him a permanent contract at Ibrox.
With Zungu averaging a low WhoScored rating of 6.25 for his Premiership and Europa League performances this season, Gerrard is definitely making the right decision not to sign him permanently.
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