Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha has admitted that left-back Lee Wallace is a doubt for the club’s clash with Hibs at Ibrox on Saturday due to a thigh injury.

The Scotland international is a key man for the Glasgow giants and started the 2-1 victory over Motherwell last Sunday.

However, Wallace sat out the 6-0 drubbing of Dunfermline Athletic in the midweek cup clash, with Northern Ireland international Lee Hodson replacing him in the Rangers starting XI.

BBC Sport claim that the defender is the only player in the Gers squad that is missing for the game against the newly promoted outfit.

Caixinha has also stated that Wallace was set to have a scan on his thigh on Thursday, but Rangers have not revealed the outcome of this.

While Hodson is an able deputy for the Glasgow giants, having the club captain in the team for what could be a heated affair would be a boost for the hosts.

Further forward, Caixinha has a real selection dilemma of who to field in the final third against Hibs.

Eduardo Herrera started the game against Motherwell and although he had a number of neat touches, was largely off the pace at Fir Park.

Alfredo Morelos got the chance to start against an injury-ridden Dunfermline in midweek and duly helped himself to two goals in the big win, impressing the Rangers faithful in the process.

While Kenny Miller remains a key man for the Ibrox outfit, it will be interesting to see who Caixinha opts to pick as his partner in the long run.

Celtic made it two wins from two with a tight 1-0 victory over Partick Thistle on Friday night, with Rangers fans hoping that their side can match the champions on Saturday and make it six points from their first two games.


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