Rangers attacker Greg Stewart has opened up on his disappointment at not playing regularly since moving to his boyhood heroes in the summer.

The former Birmingham City ace has struggled to dislodge Alfredo Morelos and Jermain Defoe and has found his opportunities limited so far this season.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 01: Greg Stewart of Rangers celebrates scoring his team's fifth goal during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on December 01, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Despite his lack of game-time, Stewart admits there’s a good chemistry around Gerrard’s side as they enter a crucial run of three games before the end of 2019.

“I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t disappointed not to play every game, but you can only pick 11 players,” Stewart said, as quoted by the Glasgow Times.

“It’s just the way it goes. All you can try and do as a player is, when you get a chance, try and get in the manager’s mind to pick you for the next game.

“But the boys have been performing well in the last few games. It has been difficult to get in and the manager has not really changed much. It is just the way it is.

“As a team and group there is a good chemistry about the squad. We just need to keep on pushing. There are three games to go before the winter break and we have to try to get maximum points.”

With Morelos suspended for Friday’s trip to Easter Road to take on Hibs, Stewart could find himself thrust back into the side and given a chance to show what he can do – although Defoe is the more likely of the two to start in the capital.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 01: Greg Stewart of Rangers vies with Aaron Hickey of Heart of Midlothian during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on December 01, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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Stewart has scored three times in his fifteen appearances, also chipping in with four assists, but has mainly came off the bench in the dying stages of games with little time to impress.

The upcoming winter training camp in Dubai could prove to be the chance Stewart needs to reminds Gerrard just what he can bring to his side and win him more first-team chances in the new year.

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