By Danny Wright
Pedro Caixinha has asserted that injured trio Jordan Rossiter, Nico Kranjcar and Lee Wallace still have futures at Rangers.
All three have spent a lot of the campaign on the sidelines with Rossiter, 20, now back in first-team training despite his last appearance coming all the way back in August thanks to a back injury.
Kranjcar has not played since October due to a ruptured cruciate ligament, while Gers captain Wallace has undergone surgery for an abdominal problem.
However Caixinha, who is expected to make big changes to his squad over the summer, believes that the senior trio could play a big role in his plans next season.
“It will be like a new signing. With Jordan, Niko Kranjcar and even Lee Wallace, who has only played a couple of matches with us, we will restart the next season totally clean, which means it’s like new players are coming in,” said the Ibrox boss, as quoted by the Daily Mail.
Rossiter has only played in a handful of matches since his move from Liverpool last summer while youngster Myles Beerman has been drafted into the left-back role due to Wallace’s absence.
Kranjcar, 32, has notably suffered with injuries throughout a career which has seen him play for Portsmouth, Tottenham and QPR.
He’s made just 15 appearances for the Light Blues in all competitions since signing in June 2016 after a spell at New York Cosmos.
Rangers’ 2017/18 season will begin in late June due to their early Europa League qualifiers.
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