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24th Jan, 2018 | 7:13pm

Rangers reported long-term injury setback will be a huge blow

Rangers midfielder Ryan Jack could potentially face missing the rest of the season through injury, according to a report, and it could be a huge blow to Graeme Murty’s plans.
The Daily Record claim Jack will require surgery on the injury picked up in December’s 2-0 win over Motherwell which forced the midfielder to play no part in the Gers winter break trip to Florida.
The former Aberdeen captain has been a mainstay in the starting XI this season after swapping Pittodrie for Ibrox over the summer.
Jack’s absence – added to the ongoing recoveries of Graham Dorrans, Ross McCrorie and Jordan Rossiter – comes at a time Rangers could do without new long-term injury worries.
The 25-year-old is a big part of how Rangers play and although the Gers have a ready-made replacement in Sean Goss, the on-loan QPR midfielder’s inexperience is something of a concern.
Goss has looked like he could be a quality addition over the next few months but lacks any track-record to have complete confidence in his ability.
With Jack facing the rest of the season on the sidelines, it could also be worth revisiting the challenge which looks like it has ended the Scotland international’s season early.
There would obviously be no method to punish a tackle so long after the event but a quiet word in the player’s ear and maybe even an acknowledgement that such tackles should be wiped out would go a long way.
In other Rangers news, fans have reacted after this midfield dynamo underwent a medical to complete his switch.
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