Rangers star Jordan Jones could be ruled out of the upcoming matches with Aberdeen and Celtic after he suffered a fresh injury blow.

The Northern Irish wide-man has been out of action since September’s Old Firm match with Celtic, where he was injured and sent off in a clash with rival full-back Patrick Bauer.

Now Steven Gerrard revealed in a post-match press conference before the Aberdeen tie that the winger has suffered a further setback on his road to recovery.

“We’re going to train just after this press conference,” said Gerrard [RangersTV].

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“We’ve got a couple of bumps and bruises from the weekend that we’re managing but I think we’ll be ok and have everyone available [for Aberdeen].

“Jordan Jones has had a wee little setback. He’s got a bit of a tight quad, it’s only small, it’ll only be a few days but it’ll set him back maybe a game or two.”

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Given Jones has been out for three months it is very unlikely the player would’ve started either match as he looks to rebuild his fitness.

The foolish red-card challenge in the 2-0 defeat to Celtic has effectively ruled Jones out for the first half of the Ibrox club’s season.

Rangers winger Jordan Jones could miss the matches with Aberdeen and Celtic after a fresh injury setback. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

It also stopped him in his tracks as he began to build up a run of form.

Steven Gerrard was critical of the player’s red after the match [Football Scotland] and no-one will be more apologetic about the situation than Jones himself.

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