Rangers Injury Concerns Ease as Key Players near Full Fitness, Says Michael Beale

In a recent development for Rangers, the club’s injury concerns have begun to diminish as key players are on the mend. Tom Lawrence and Connor Goldson, have shown positive signs of recovery, instilling confidence ahead of the upcoming challenges.

Last season’s worries about the fitness of players for the Champions League qualifiers appear to be a thing of the past, as confirmed by Michael Beale, who assured fans that there is nothing to be concerned about. Prior to Leon King’s long-term injury setback, the club had only three players on the treatment table, and Beale’s update to Rangers TV brought some much-needed good news.

While Steven Davis and Nnamdi Ofoborh have different circumstances that may delay their return to the pitch, they are not expected to feature in Rangers’ lineup anytime soon.

However, Michael Beale shared positive updates regarding Tom Lawrence, Connor Goldson, and Dujon Sterling during an interview with RTV. He stated, “Just on the injury front, we’ve got some excellent news that Connor Goldson is progressing very well, and Tom Lawrence will join the team the moment we return home.”

Regarding Dujon Sterling, Beale explained, “He’s got a slight calf strain. Dujon worked extremely well over the summer, he came back powerful and strong. He looked like one of the fittest in the group. Unfortunately, he’s picked up a small problem. It’s a ten to 12-day problem.”

Throughout last season, Rangers faced the challenge of limited options upfront, often having to rely on midfielders playing in defense due to the lack of fit strikers. The situation tested the depth of the squad but proved to be difficult to manage.

During the Champions League match against Liverpool, Leon King and James Sands formed the center-half partnership, while Steven Davis and Scott Arfield occupied the midfield positions. It was a challenging scenario for the team.

However, the upcoming season brings a brighter outlook for Rangers, with Tom Lawrence and Connor Goldson expected to be fit for the first game of the season and the third qualifying round of the Champions League just a few days later.

The possibility of starting the new campaign with only one player on the treatment table is an encouraging prospect. The medical staff, led by Dr. Mark Waller, are set to have a much lighter workload. Despite being new to the team, Dr. Waller’s expertise is already making an impressive impact.

As Rangers prepare for the challenges that lie ahead, the return of key players is a positive sign for the team’s prospects. With the likes of Tom Lawrence and Connor Goldson nearing full fitness, the club can enter the new season with renewed confidence and greater squad depth.


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