Bob Malcolm believes that Andy Halliday still has the chance to salvage his Rangers career.
The former Gers defender worked with Halliday at Blackpool and he thinks that if the 26-year-old is played in an attacking midfield role he can make a big impact in the second-half of the season.
“Andy coming back to Rangers can only be a good thing”, he said, as quoted by the Evening Times.
“We had him at Blackpool and he played wide of three forward midfielders and he also played left back well.
“He was good getting forward and getting crosses into the box. He has been asked to play out of position as a holding midfielder since he came back to Glasgow and he has done that well.
“But he has probably suffered as a result of that. Hopefully he will get a chance in a different position under the new manager.”
Halliday spent the first-half of the season on loan at Azerbaijan side Gabala, but he has returned to Ibrox after he failed to hold down a regular first-team place there.
Halliday signed for the Light Blues from Bradford in 2015, and was a mainstay of the team which clinched promotion to the Scottish Premiership under Mark Warburton.
His finest moment for the Gers came when he dominated Celtic captain Scott Brown in the 2016 Scottish Cup semi-final, a game which Rangers won on penalties.
He also scored a fine goal in the Scottish Cup Final, which Rangers lost 3-2 to Hibs.
His time in the Scottish Premiership hasn’t been as successful though, as he lost his place in the team under Pedro Caixinha and was deemed surplus to requirements.
Time will tell how Halliday fares under Graeme Murty, the man in charge at Ibrox until the end of the season.
In other Rangers news, a report has claimed that Norwich’s Russell Martin is keen to move to Ibrox on loan