Rangers legend Derek Johnstone believes that Ibrox number one Allan McGregor can feel “aggrieved” to have missed out on a nomination for PFA Scotland Player of the Year after being “so consistent” for the Gers this season.
Alfredo Morelos and Ryan Kent join Celtic pair James Forrest and Callum McGregor on the four-man shortlist for the award, voted for by PFA Scotland members.

7th April 2019, Fir Park, Motherwell, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Motherwell versus Rangers; Allan McGregor of Rangers with the ball
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The Barca Bear insists McGregor has been “like a captain” and led by example this season by playing at “such a high level” this season that he deserved a nod.
“He has been like a captain for Rangers this season and he doesn’t need to wear the armband to lead by example,”
Johnstone told the Evening Times.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Allan McGregor of Rangers gestures during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between Rangers and Villarreal CF at Ibrox Stadium on November 29, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
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“Whenever something needs sorted on the park, whenever a team-mate needs defended, he is out of his area and involved.

“You need to stick up for each other on the field and you have to back each other. Allan certainly does that, although he has been booked a couple of times for arguing with referees.
“He has been so consistent and played at such a high level this term so he can feel aggrieved at not being nominated.”
McGregor has been one of Rangers’ most consistent players this season, alongside James Tavernier, but if anyone deserved a place on the shortlist it was Tavernier.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - NOVEMBER 08: Allan McGregor of Rangers F.C covers his face during the UEFA Europa League Group G match between FC Spartak Moscow and Rangers F.C at Spartak Stadium on November 08, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.
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There’s no doubting how important McGregor has been for Gerrard’s side this season though as the Gers tried to close the gap to Celtic.
With time ticking down on McGregor’s career, hopefully, the Gers keeper can maintain this level of performance a little bit longer.

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