Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo could sit out tonight’s international between Nigeria and Lesotho after it was confirmed by the Super Eagles’ boss that the Gers star has “stomach problems.”

Aribo and Ibrox team-mate Leon Balogun both played for Gernot Rohr’s side last week as they secured their place at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations with a late win over Benin.

After putting his side through their paces, Rohr confirmed that Aribo is a doubt for today’s friendly, with Rangers sure to be looking for an update from the Super Eagles’ staff.

“The training was okay, we had a long time to come here because of the traffic but the training was okay,” Rohr said.

“We trained for one hour and fifteen minutes of good work.

“Unfortunately there is one player Joe Aribo who has stomach problems so we are not sure he’ll play. ”

Aribo played in every game of the Nigerian’s successful AFCON2022 qualifying campaign but will have been hoping to add to his growing caps tally today.

Richarlison and Aribo during the international friendly match between Brazil and Nigeria (Photo by Allsport Co./Getty Images)

With the Gers back in action this weekend against Cove in the Scottish Cup, Rangers will be hoping he recovers in time to face the League One promotion hopefuls.

Meanwhile, one Rangers star’s World Cup hopes have been boosted after a second consecutive impressive international display.

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