Rangers daily news round-up: August 1 2018
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Rangers daily news round-up: August 1 2018

Your daily Rangers round-up of all the major news and views from around Ibrox and beyond.

Rangers to return for Lafferty

Sources suggest Rangers are going to return with an improved offer for Northern Irish Striker Kyle Lafferty. The original bid of £200,000 was deemed to be well under Hearts valuation of the player but after crunch talks with owners Lafferty has his heart set on the move – Sky Sports

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Arfield fully fit for Osijek game

Rangers have been boosted with the news that Scot Arfield will be fully fit for the tie against Croatians Osijek. The Canadian midfielder has been out since the first leg tie at home to FK Shkupi in the first qualifying round and is a welcome boost to the team’s chances in tomorrow night’s second leg v NK Osijek – BBC Sport

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – JULY 06: Scott Arfield of Rangers (R), is congratulated by James Tavernier after scoring a goal in the second half of the game during the Pre-Season Friendly between Rangers and Bury at Ibrox Stadium on July 6, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Rangers manager confident

Rangers manager Steve Gerrard says that if his team forget about the first leg and focus on finishing the job at Ibrox he is “very confident” Rangers will get the right result. This is despite acknowledging the confidence of the Croatian outside – Rangers FC

 

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Gerrard responds to “tiny man” comments: we’ll do talking on pitch

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard seemed unfazed by “tiny man” comments from Osijek midfielder Robert Mudrazija. He said “I don’t think they have had many positive words to say about us. But we can’t control what they say and how they are feeling about the position they are in. My focus is on how the squad feels going into tomorrow.” – Scotsman

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