Rangers face a major selection dilemma over whether to start either Fashion Sakala or Todd Cantwell in the League Cup Final against Celtic.

The Ibrox side are preparing to face off against their eternal rivals at Hampden as Michael Beale and Ange Postecoglou go head-to-head for the first silverware of the season.

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With both sides on outstanding form going into the match it promises to be an enthralling encounter and Rangers fans are already turning their attentions to who will start at the National Stadium.

But whilst injury doubts remain around the likes of Malik Tillman, there is a major discussion to be had on the right-side of the attack with Todd Cantwell and Fashion Sakala both vying for a starting berth v Celtic.

Fashion Sakala or Todd Cantwell v Celtic?

Rangers utilised the unpredictable nature of Zambian international Fashion Sakala in the last clash with Celtic, as the attacker put in a Man of the Match performance in the 2-2 draw.

The winger gave Josip Juranovic a torrid time at Ibrox and his pace, directness and ability to get a quick shot off has proven to be a weapon in Rangers’ arsenal against Celtic recently.

Conversely, January signing Todd Cantwell looks a neat and tidy footballer and his progressive passing abilities have already begun to have an impact on the side.

The former Norwich City midfielder might’ve started alongside Fashion Sakala in the win over Livingston, but it will likely be one or the other if Malik Tillman is passed fit for the League Cup Final.

If the Bayern loanee doesn’t make it, then perhaps Rangers will look to start both players as they have against Ross County and the Lions in recent weeks.

But if Tillman makes the cut then we suspect the decision to start either Todd Cantwell or Fashion Sakala will give an insight into Rangers boss Michael Beale’s thinking ahead of the clash with Celtic.

Meanwhile, Josh Maja is reportedly an Ibrox transfer target.

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