Former Rangers star Alex Rae believes the Gers will need to come up with a plan for Aberdeen striker Sam Cosgrove when the two sides meet at Pittodrie on Wednesday night.
The Dons ace has scored 12 times in 28 appearances this season and Rae believes he’ll be a big threat to Steven Gerrard’s side.

NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Lee Bowyer of Newcastle clashes with Alex Rae of Rangers during the Newcastle Gateshead Cup match between Newcastle United and Glasgow Rangers at St James's Park on July 31, 2004 in Newcastle, England.
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“But big Sam Cosgrove has been a revelation,” Rae told the
Evening Times.
Eight weeks ago you would have said: ‘They’ll be looking to replace him in January’. But he has been one of the most prolific strikers in the country in the past two months.
“Rangers will have to cope with his physical threat to win on Wednesday. He is very dangerous in the air.”
ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 22: Sam Cosgrove of Aberdeen makes it 2-0 during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Aberdeen and Hearts at Pittodrie Stadium on December 22, 2018 in Aberdeen, Scotland.
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Cosgrove has hit a rich vein of form in recent weeks and has hit 10 of his 12 goals since mid-November.
With the Light Blues desperate to stay within touching distance of Celtic at the top of the table, a win at Pittodrie is crucial.
Cosgrove was sent off last time the two sides met and has yet to hit the net against the Gers.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 05:Sam Cosgrove of Aberdeen is shown a red card by referee Stevem McLean during the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Aberdeen at Ibrox Stadium on December 5, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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After Connor Goldson missed Rangers’ win over St. Mirren yesterday, the defender will be a doubt for Wednesday’s clash.
That could see Nikola Katic and Joe Worrall continue in defence and coming up against Cosgrove will be a good test for the pair.
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