Warburton gives Rangers update on duo ahead of Celtic clash
By Harvey Byrne
Mark Warburton has revealed that Sunday’s clash against Celtic might be too early for defender Danny Wilson, but that he hopes midfielder Jordan Rossiter will be available.
Rangers drew their fiercest rivals in the Scottish League Cup semi-final, which will see the two side’s meet at Hampden on Sunday.
In a press conference before the match, the former Brentford boss as quoted by the club’s official Twitter account revealed they may be missing Wilson, but hopes for a Rossiter return.
MW: Sunday might be too early for Danny Wilson but I hope Jordan Rossiter will be available.
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) October 19, 2016
Rossiter, 19, hasn’t featured for Warburton’s side since a 1-1 draw against Kilmarnock in August.
He was a prominent part of the team’s midfield before his injury, playing in six encounters following his move from Liverpool in the summer.
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Meanwhile, Wilson, 24, hasn’t played since a 2-0 win over Partick Thistle on October 1st.
He is currently enjoying his second spell at the club and has played in nine fixtures for the team which returned to the Scottish Premiership this season.
The Gers will be looking to avenge a humiliating 5-1 defeat suffered at the hands of Celtic the last time the two team’s met.
They have won their last two fixtures and will also be looking to progress to the final of the cup competition.
In other Rangers team news, Martyn Waghorn believes he could have played better in his side’s victory against Inverness.