Three Jan arrivals start after Murty overhaul: Rangers expected 4-2-3-1 v Fraserburgh
Rangers manager Graeme Murty is expected to name three of his January signings in the Gers starting XI when they travel north to take on Highland League minnows Fraserburgh in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup on Sunday.
Russell Martin, Sean Goss and Jamie Murphy are expected to make their competitive debut for the Ibrox side after sealing season-long loan moves.
Murty has continued to overhaul the side he inherited in October and is very likely to field some of his new stars against the Highland League side.
Goalkeeper Wes Foderingham is expected to start between the sticks behind a back four of Martin – filling in for the suspended James Tavernier – Ross McCrorie, Danny Wilson and Declan John.
With Ryan Jack and Graham Dorrans sidelined, Jason Holt and Goss are expected to start in midfield behind the attacking trio of Daniel Candeias, Josh Windass and Murphy.
Murphy and Candeias are the obvious choices to start on the flanks and both players were used to great effect during the Florida Cup wins over Atletico Mineiro and Corinthians.
Colombian striker Alfredo Morelos is almost certain to lead the attack and the Gers will be hoping he can continue his prolific goal-scoring form.
With the arrival of Jason Cummings, Morelos may find himself partnered with the former Hibs striker before too long but it’s unlikely both will start at Bellslea Park.
In other Rangers news, this £50,000-a-week forward eager to move to Ibrox is within 48 hours of a switch.
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