Óscar Cortés Signs With Glasgow Rangers: A New European Adventure

Although the Colombia U-23 National Team did not have a good participation in the contest held in Venezuelafor what he has done previously with the national team and in the clubs he has played for, Oscar Cortes once again attracted the attention of institutions from the ‘old continent’. For the winger, a change of scenery would be essential, to gain confidence, which he did not have in Lens.

But, it would not only be gaining trust, but also getting minutes on the court. His first experience in Europe was not as expected after the explosion he had in Millionaires. He managed to play four games in the Ligue 1, and scored a goal. Furthermore, when he arrived in France, he was relegated to the second team with which he played six games and scored three goals. After his passage through the Lens, transfer to Glasgow Rangers confirmed.

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Óscar Cortés left the concentration with the Colombian National Team to adjust the change of club. From France, to Scotland to follow in the footsteps of Alfredo Morelos, who had a successful experience in Rangers. Through a statement, his new team confirmed his arrival, “The 20-year-old Colombian becomes Phillippe Clement’s third January addition following the arrivals of Fabio Silva and Mohamed Diomande”.

Furthermore, they highlighted, “After making a big impression in the Copa Libertadores as a teenager last year, notably against Brazilian giants Atlético Mineiro, the winger caught the eye of Ligue 1 runners-up RC Lens ahead of their return to the Champions League.”.

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The Tumaqueño signed with Rangers until the end of the season, with a purchase option that they can activate depending on his performance. Óscar Cortés assured, “I feel very honored and privileged to sign for Rangers. I have heard a lot about the history and tradition and I have had positive conversations with the coach, who said that I can help the team achieve its goals this season”.

2024-02-01 21:23:42
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