Following a very successful season with Rangers at Ibrox, helping them finish the league season unbeaten and getting far in the Europa League, Ianis Hagi deserves a rest.

The Steven Gerrard protégé has returned to Romania for the time being, where he sat down with DigiSpor to discuss the past year in Scotland, and potentially what the future holds.

Scoring six goals and assisting another nine in 27 league appearances, the 22-year-old Ibrox star, who was born in Istanbul, has naturally attracted some attention from clubs around Europe, with the likes of Lazio and Sevilla said to be keen.

However, the young playmaker has one club in particular he’d like to play for, and it’s not one that might immediately spring to mind.

Speaking to DigiSpor, he said: “I really want (to play at Galatasaray). It’s a club I love. I grew up with it. I was born there. I don’t know what the future holds for me, but I’m attached to this club.

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“Unfortunately, no (he didn’t learn Turkish). I was three years old when I left there, then I was there another year when my father was a manager, but I didn’t catch too many words”.

Regardless of whether he ends up at Galatasaray this summer, the Rangers star could still potentially leave Ibrox this summer, despite thoroughly enjoying his time there, hinting as much in another part of the interview.

He added, explaining he was currently on vacation: “I’m at a huge club, a club with an incredible mentality, where I can grow a lot. My future must be discussed with the executives, with those from the club.

“My future? We have a well-established plan for where I want to go, what I want to achieve from my career. I am very calm. All I can do is to be on the field, to play as well as possible and good things will happen to me.

“The teams come and follow us, me and my Rangers teammates, because we had a good season. My future is in good hands, with the agents I have now. It’s their job to take care of my future. As long as I perform on the field, things will be resolved”.