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Rangers fans concerned after injuries to star trio

Injuries to Scott Arfield, Connor Goldson, and Gareth McAuley overshadowed the performance in tonght’s 0-0 draw with Hibs.

Rangers were held to a stalemate after dominating Neil Lennon’s men for long stages of the game. Alfredo Morelos was guilty of missing a plethora of chances, but still showed his worth in a battling display.

Fans certainly will have been impressed with plenty of what they seen from their side. Rangers were the more composed on the ball, and forced plenty of errors from the Edinburgh side.

Connor Goldson may have picked up a knock against Hibs (Josef Bollwein/SEPA.Media /Getty Images)

Despite that, Arfield was hooked at half-time for Ross McCrorie, before Goldson struggled with a knock towards the end. He did, however, finish the contest despite initial fears of him needing to go off. McAuley came off mid-way through the second-half.

The trio have certainly been the main subjects of conversation for fans post-match. Here’s what some of the Rangers supporters had to say after the result.

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Still to find out more

Fans have still to find out a bit more on the bumps their stars picked up in tonight’s stalemate. Arfield has been confirmed as missing the weekend’s match against St Johnstone. Even more concerning, however, was the fact that Steven Gerrard stated post-match that it was a hamstring knock.

As for Goldson and McAuley, Gerrard didn’t touch on them specifically to Rangers TV. He did say, however, that he has one or two players with bruises that he hopes will clear up. This is almost certain to include the two centre-backs.

If we’re being realistic, it seems as though McAuley and Goldson don’t have any real serious problems. If one or both miss the St Johnstone clash on Sunday, it won’t be as colossal a blow as missing Arfield for several.

Losing Scott Arfield would be a massive blow for Steven Gerrard (Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Rangers fans will instantly have their eyes on the visit of Celtic on December 29th. Having all of their players back for that one has to be the main goal. That clash is now just 10 days away, so any hamstring knock for Arfield will need to heal up extremely quickly.

Ross McCrorie came in and did a great job in the second half against Hibs. The issue with playing him over Arfield, however, is that Rangers then have three natural CDMs whilst a number 10 is still clearly required.

Updates on the trio are sure to be released over the coming day or two. Until then, Rangers fans will have to sweat over their fitness.

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