Joe Aribo has revealed the reason behind his decision to quit Rangers for Premier League club, Southampton.
The Nigerian international joined the Saints last month ending his three year stay at the Ibrox
Aribo won the Scottish Premiership and Scottish Cup titles during his time with the Gers.
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The midfielder was also a fan favourite with his versatility a key factor in winning over the supporters.
Aribo went viral at the weekend with a magnificent solo goal in Southampton’s pre-season friendly against Villareal ahead of the new English Premier League season.
He ran from his own half, cut in and out of half-a-dozen bodies and then slotted into the bottom corner with aplomb to rack up more than two million views.
The player admitted moving to St Mary’s
is all about testing himself in a new league.
“Yeah, I said to the boys inside, I don’t know where I pulled the right foot chop from. But yeah, I’m really happy with it,”Aribo told BBC.
“Hopefully I can keep pushing on and do more for the team in games to come. I’ve always been a fighter. I’ve not had it all sweet because I’ve not been in academies.
“I’ve had to work and be out of my comfort zone. That’s where you’re at your best I think, when you’re not comfortable. I believe in myself.
“I wouldn’t have taken this challenge unless I thought I could showcase my talent, and that’s what I want to be able to do.”
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