Rangers record breaker helps leave Man Utd in disarray as he earns nickname after Old Trafford exploits

He's a man Rangers fans know well and he has left those at Man Utd grimacing.
The Rangers favourite scored a priceless goalThe Rangers favourite scored a priceless goal
The Rangers favourite scored a priceless goal

Rangers favourite Calvin Bassey has helped leave Man United reeling after a terrific first goal for Fulham.

The Nigerian international left Ibrox for a club-record fee in 2022 after signing for Ajax, having arrived from Leicester City as a promising youngster. He is now in the Premier League with Fulham and had a big role to play as Marco Silva's side won 2-1.

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Bassey scored the opener and international teammate Alex Iwobi found the winner in the 97th minutes after Harry Maguire's 89th minute leveller, on a memorable day at Old Trafford.

Former Nigerian international Sunday Oliseh christened Bassey and Iwobi with a nickname. He said on X:“Extremely pleased for these 2 guys. Congrats IwoBass."

Fulham boss Silva said on Bein Sports: “Of course, it’s always an important moment (scoring your first goal). But not just him this afternoon. The two players (Bassey and Iwobi) that were at the Africa Cup (of Nations). And that we miss them.

“They were decisive in terms of the goal. It just shows how they are important for us in the way I want to play, in our way. It’s really nice to see both scoring goals and helping us to win. They were decisive for us today!"

Bassey won silverware during his time at Rangers. He was part of the squad that made the 2022 Europa League final and also won the Premiership title plus the Scottish Cup at Ibrox.

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