Rangers hand Robbie Fraser a debut against Bayer Leverkusen as hopes surrounding Johnly Yfeko – tipped as a Calvin Bassey regen – cool amid a left-back injury crisis at the club.

Breakthrough teenage right-back Adam Devine started in the clash against the Bundesliga giants before B Team stand-out Robbie Fraser took to the Ibrox pitch for the first time late in the second half.

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It gives a glimpse into the structure of the club’s squad at left-back with Rangers without World Cup semi-finalist Borna Barisic and injured Turkish wing-back Ridvan Yilmaz heading into the clash with Hibs.

Rangers are preparing to head into the Scottish Premiership restart against Hibs without a recognised first-team left-back and it appears Michael Beale has no qualms pitching Adam Devine, 19, into the position later in the week.

Robbie Fraser, 19, is another option having come off the bench to impress against the Germans following an impressive season in the Lowland League.

Robbie Fraser gets Rangers left-back nod ahead of Johnly Yfeko

Plenty of Rangers fans will be curious about the situation regarding Johnly Yfeko, who appeared on the bench several times towards the end of the break.

The 19-year-old left-back has followed a similar route to Rangers as the record-breaking £23m man himself Calvin Bassey having joined the club after coming through at Leicester City.

Rangers have had plenty of success poaching young talent for on cut-price deals from down south and given Yfeko’s proximity to the first-team only a matter of weeks ago plenty would’ve assumed he may be in line to be involved against Hibs.

But as things have transpired it is Adam Devine and Robbie Fraser who got the nod against Bayer Leverkusen with Rangers fans having one eye on the position heading into the clash with Hibs.

Meanwhile, Rangers have also been handed a positive update regarding the future of one Ibrox star.

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