Rangers assistant boss Gary McAllister said Friday that the image of the first team at the club is changing “as we speak” ahead of tomorrow’s Old Firm match.
This makes it even more difficult to try to figure out which team will be sent there for the first Old Firm match of the season.
The club announced that they have. Positive Cowed tests were received this week and others were isolating themselves. – Aliskirt faces manager Steven Gerrard and six teammates before leaving for Armenia
Some close contacts. Can be reintroduced to the group.However, if they have returned negative PCR tests and have been given a double vaccine.
And Kemar Roof and John Lindstrom should definitely be able to come back after the suspension.
It is also stated that. Ryan Kent recalled the trip as a precaution as he was caring for a ‘hamstring swallow’. After playing 90 minutes against Ross County – and if the problem has diminished considerably, he’s probably a starter.
The Abrox men also have the luxury of signing new signers Junino Bacona and franchises Brendan Barker and Nicola Catec.
So Sun Support’s side is Gerard’s best guess and his backroom staff will come for the first old firm match of the season.
The club’s two most senior goalkeepers, Alan McGregor and John McLaughlin, did not travel to midweek.
With a fairly comfortable sheet under his belt, the highly ranked 23-year-old could have his first competitive Rangers match at the Abrox Old Firm match.
The Scotland squad member has been longing for more playing time – but two games of this magnitude in a four-day break are a big demand for the 19-year-old.
Ryan Christie will have his hands full defensively but likes to bomb and ask questions of his opponents.
There are two decent old firm shows under his belt last season.
Automatic selection for Gers and Sunday will not be different.
Kyogo Ferushi’s speed could present him with an alternative challenge to compete defensively.
Gerard Helander likes to cut and switch between Leon Balogun and you can make a case for any man here.
Celtic’s high pressure puts a premium on the technique on the ball, but Grace may have to defend something.
He has not reached the heights so far this season but is likely to continue in Armenia from where he left off.
Croatia could even face an international war against its Euro 2020 friend Josip Juranovic.
Getting the right combination in midfield is a dilemma for the Rangers backroom team.
Arebo has started the season in excellent form and could do more at the park.
We allow it here, but Gerard could choose a more conservative choice to protect Petersen, either in the form of John Lindstrom or Scott Orfield.
Experienced midfielder is the metronome for this team of Rangers.
He has been through this fixture many times and his experience will be crucial against the ball-playing hops midfield.
Finland is a very reliable part of the International Rangers team – they are not the same without it.
It has been the subject of much speculation in recent times but retains some of the best performances of the old firm’s day.
It’s the start of the season but Rangers coaching staff will be aware of the importance of making sure Yerevan has enough legs after a hard day’s work.
Introducing a roof in front of the pitch can only be a tonic if the legs are tired.
He has been running in terms of form this season and has won two in his previous Old Firm.
The Rangers lost a great opportunity to make things easier in the middle of the week but are expected to be happy as a bug in an uncertain Celtic central defense.
His speed and temperament can present the same problems as he did last season.
There’s no guarantee he’ll be out there – but. Athletic. Midweek reported that he was rescued from Armenia as a precaution against hamstring problems.
If he recovers significantly in the seven days since playing 90 minutes against Russia County, he could be another injection of speed and danger for the Gears.
If he doesn’t, Gerard is no less than an alternative option – regardless of current squad issues.
New signing Juninho Bacuna could be the wild card for the place, Ianis Hagi could be a bag of tricks and Brendan Barker has started old firm matches in the past.