One of the main discussions over the last couple of games is whether or not Rangers can play Cyriel Dessers and Danilo together or whether or not Michael Beale has to choose one of them.

Both strikers are talented players in their own right and have managed to get their goal scoring accounts up and running but there are still a few question marks.

Rangers have invested in the forward line and neither Cyriel Dessers or Danilo were cheap with the Brazilian striker claiming that they should be given time to gel, as reported by The Scotsman.

TSG Hoffenheim v Rangers - Pre-Season Friendly
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Rangers can see best of Dessers and Danilo

Speaking after Rangers 4-0 win over Livingston, where he impressed after moving to a cenral position, Danilo said:

“It’s early in the day and we’re still getting to know each other.

“We still have to properly click. But he’s a great striker and I’m really glad that we can play together and help each other.

“Sometimes me and Dessers play together and other times I’m more like a winger.

“I still need to get to know this position a little bit better. I watch some video clips to learn ways where I can improve.”

TSG Hoffenheim v Rangers - Pre-Season Friendly
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Michael Beale clearly has plans to play two up top for Rangers and for Cyriel Dessers and Danilo to be his main men.

The 24-year old also gives a fascinating insight into the work going on behind the scenes and has accepted that he won’t always be playing through the middle.

The Gers gaffer is obviously trying to get more goal scorers on the pitch and, when the Brazilian plays in a wider position, his instinct will still be to attack the box and to score goals.

A clever knockdown for Dessers and a fine finish from a Borna Barisic cross shows that Danilo, who was signed for a reported £6m, won’t be a touchline hugger even if he is deployed in a wider position.

Rangers have been too dependent on one or two players in the past, if Cyriel Dessers and Danilo do click, it could be a lot of fun.

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