Rangers signed Nikola Katic for a reported £2 million back in June.
Arriving from relatively unknown Croatian side, Slaven Belupo, he made an immediate impact at Ibrox.
However, that didn’t stop him being frozen out of the side in the months leading up to Christmas.
Steven Gerrard said that as a young player learning his trade, he was always going to be taken out of the limelight at some stage.
Yet, one cameo appearance in over two months, seemed a touch extreme.
Following the winter break, he was eventually reinstated.
However, the return came only after a social media campaign from the fans and with injury sidelining Goldson and lack of form surrounding Gareth McAuley.
Since Goldson’s return, it’s been back to the bench for the 22-year-old.
This time around, though, it’s difficult to argue with Gerrard’s selection.
Alongside Joe Worrall at the back, Goldson helped Rangers to five consecutive clean sheets in February.
In fact, the Gers only conceded once from open play last month. Continuity was key to that.
Furthermore, while there was no clean sheet at Pittodrie on Sunday, Joe Worrall scored his first goal for the club.
Both members of the current centre-back pairing are close to undroppable right now.
Therefore, it looks like the fan favourite is going to have to grin and bear it, for a little while longer..
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