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Fabio Silva insists Rangers loan transfer a success and lists key lessons learned

Fabio Silva insists he has gained plenty from his loan spell at Rangers despite losing out on the league and being chastised personally.

The £35million man moved to Ibrox on loan from Wolves in January with Gers in need of some inspiration to help fire them to title glory. Featuring out on the left wing more often than at centre forward, he scored six goals in all competitions and didn't manage to add any assists.

Silva was also criticised by many for alleged diving antics, most prominently in the final league derby against Celtic before the split but also in other matches. All in all, many fans and other observers would perhaps not quantify it as a successful loan but the man himself has other ideas.

The 21-year-old marked the end of his Ibrox spell with a lengthy social media post and says he gained "much more" than he lost. Among that were some key lessons both on and off the pitch.

He wrote: "Live (sic) will knock us down but we can choose whether or not to get back up. Life is made up of good and bad moments. Of ups and downs.

"This season I gained much more than I lost. I lived in new stadiums, new environments and in a different city. It was a year of learning and a year that made me a man.

"I learned that the important thing is to never give up and that I must mature every day so that the result is consistent. TThank you to everyone. To my parents, my brothers, family, friends and my agent. To Wolverhampton and Rangers.

"The important thing is to be desired and happy. And with them, I can do anything. "Trust the process always."