Forgotten Rangers striker Sam Lammers has equalled a Utrecht club record stretching back 40 years.

The Ibrox forward - on loan at the Eredivisie club until the end of the season - bagged his seventh goal in six games for Utrecht last night.

And Lammers - who has eight goals and three assists in the Dutch league - became just the second player in the club's history to score in six consecutive league matches.

Michel Beukers scored in six straight Eredivisie matches for Utrecht back in 1984 - but his feat had not been achieved since.

However, Lammers levelled Beukers as he fired home for Utrecht in a 2-1 win over Go Ahead Eagles.

Lammers' goal-scoring efforts have helped Utrecht to seventh in the Eredivisie standings with four matches left in the league season.

The striker struggled at Rangers in the first half of the season as he scored just twice before being shipped out on loan and flourishing back in his homeland.

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Utrecht boss Ron Jans said of a permanent deal for Lammers:  "I hope Sam stays with us next season too, maybe on loan again.

"From day one, everyone here knew he would be an asset to the club and that's exactly what he has been. He plays good football well and works hard.

"What happens next depends on a number of things. But he knows if he wants to play every week and be appreciated he should stay here.

"Suppose he now goes back and ends up on the bench at Rangers, or elsewhere else where he has to adapt again.

"I say to Sam, stay in the nice warm bath a bit longer!"