'Now we are talking' - Rangers fans rave about decision made by Murty for clash v Celtic
Rangers manager Graeme Murty has made one change to the side which beat Hearts last weekend with Andy Halliday starting at left-back ahead of the injured Declan John against bitter rivals Celtic.
Welshman John suffered a broken hand meaning Halliday returns to the side, as confirmed by the Gers’ official Twitter account, but it is the Murty’s decision to start Jason Cummings in the starting XI that has got Gers fans raving on Twitter.
???? TEAM NEWS: Graeme Murty has made one change to his side for today's match, with Andy Halliday coming in for the injured Declan John. pic.twitter.com/6jb8ZvnYMA
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) April 29, 2018
The 22-year-old opened the scoring in the win over the Jambos last weekend and will make his first Old Firm start as Brendan Rodgers’ side look to wrap up a seventh consecutive title with a win over the Gers.
Fans are delighted to see former Hibs striker Cummings continue ahead of Alfredo Morelos – with one saying the Scotland international will score against Celtic.
Here are some of their comments on Twitter:
— Beans???????? (@RyanDavidson55) April 29, 2018
— Euan (@EG72_) April 29, 2018
Now we are talking ????⚪️???? battle is on now ????????⚪️
— aimee (@aimee81410430) April 29, 2018
Get the three points today and spoil the party! ????????????????????????
— Len Collins (@lordglenmore) April 29, 2018
Cummings will score today!!!
— Rangers Bantz (@RangersBanter17) April 29, 2018
Cummings starting ????
— Lewis Greig (@ManLikePrimmy) April 29, 2018
Cummings starts. And rossiter makes the bench. Murty feeling awryt.
— Ed Hodge (@EdHodge1872) April 29, 2018
Cummings has struggled for regular starts in the league since signing from Nottingham Forest on loan in January although the striker has manager six goals in fourteen appearances for the Light Blues.
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The Gers haven’t recorded a win against their bitter rivals in the league in six years and will be desperate to to avoid defeat and delay Celtic’s title party a little bit longer.