'Injury was a bad one' - Rangers star delivers major boost after serious blow
Rangers striker Kenny Miller has insisted he feels “ready” for a return to action after suffering a hamstring injury which has kept him out of action since mid-December.
The 38-year-old is in contention to return against League One high-flyers Ayr United in Sunday’s Scottish Cup fifth round clash at Somerset Park.
Miller returned to fitness well ahead of expectations after suffering a hamstring tear against Hibs on December 13th which he called the “worst” muscle injury he’s suffered in his long career.
“My injury was a bad one but I was always positive I would be back earlier than projected. It’s probably the worst muscular injury I’ve had,” Miller said, as quoted by the club’s official Twitter account.
????️KM: My injury was a bad one but I was always positive I would be back earlier than projected. It's probably the worst muscular injury I've had.
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) February 9, 2018
The veteran striker is in his third spell with the Gers and is out of contract at the end of the season, but his return will be a big boost to the senior squad.
Earlier in the season it looked as though Miller’s Ibrox career was over after the former Hibs and Celtic striker was banished from the first-team by then-manager Pedro Caixinha after leaking details of a team debrief to a newspaper.
Miller has made 18 appearances for the Gers this season, scoring four times and contibuting four assists, and will be eager to get back playing in the hope of winning an extended contract with the Ibrox giants.
During his three spells with the Gers, Miller has lifted three Scottish Premiership titles, a Scottish Cup, Scottish League Cup, Scottish Championship and Scottish Challenge Cup.
In other Rangers news, it can be revealed that a key first teamer has sensationally asked to leave after the board failed to stick to their promise of giving him a new deal during the transfer window.
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