Steven Gerrard made five changes to his starting XI to take on Kilmarnock in the final game of the season.

Despite the alterations, though, there was still no room in the squad for either Kyle Lafferty or Eros Grezda.

Grezda has spent much of his debut season watching from the sidelines. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Both players were doubts for the Old Firm game last weekend.

However, based on Gary McAllister’s press conference comments on Friday, it’s unlikely that was still the case going into this one.

“Everybody’s looking pretty fit. We’ve got a few concerns about a couple. But, come the weekend, they should be fine”, the assistant manager told RangersTV on Friday.

Therefore, we can only assume both Grezda and Lafferty were available for selection.

 

In that case, their Ibrox futures look bleak.

While injury played a part, Grezda featured just three times for the Gers after the turn of the year. All of those outings came from the bench.

Based on the squad to take on Killie, he finds himself behind Ryan Kent, Daniel Candeias, and Glenn Middleton in the pecking order. Furthermore, two more wide players in Jordan Jones and Jake Hastie, are Ibrox-bound.

As for Lafferty, things don’t look much better. He too failed to start a league match after the turn of the year. The lengthiest outing he was afforded was 28 minutes away at Hamilton in February.

Lafferty has scored just seven times in his second stint at Ibrox. (Photo by Josef Bollwein/SEPA.Media /Getty Images)

Against Killie, Alfredo Morelos, Jermain Defoe, and Dapo Mebude were all involved. Lafferty was relegated to fourth choice forward, with the likes of Zak Rudden and Ryan Hardie set to return ahead of next season.

Neither player is out of contract in the summer. Lafferty has another year [Transfermarkt], while Grezda has three remaining [Transfermarkt].

However, right now, it’s tough to see when they are going to get a look in again. You would imagine the club will be open to offers for either player when the window opens next month.

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