Rangers set to receive double training boost as key man takes the hit

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Rangers are expected to receive a double boost this week with Kemar Roofe and Jermain Defoe joining the squad for full training.Rangers boss Steven Gerrard had claimed Roofe announced the signing of £ 3.5million in 7-10 days before being involved with his new side following his transfer from Anderlecht.

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Rangers forward Kemar Roofe will return to full training this week alongside Jermain Defoe in a double boost for Steven Gerrard’s side. (Photo by Vincent Van Doornick / Isosport / MB Media / Getty Images)

Veteran hitman Jermain Defoe has not been involved for the Rangers since sustaining a hamstring injury in the 4-0 friendly win over Motherwell in July.

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Speaking to the press after the club’s 3-0 win over St. Mirren Gerrard, goalkeeper Allan McGregor dealt a heavy blow in the loss to Bayer Leverkusen.

Jon McLaughlin, signing and goalkeeper assistant, had replaced McGregor as the Rangers maintained their perfect start to the Scottish Premiership season.

Rangers forward Alfredo Morelos regained his scoring form as his deadly double downed St. Mirren after an own goal by Conor McCarthy had the Rangers in the lead.

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Rangers fans have praised the Colombian forward who responded to his criticism after a difficult week amid the reported interest from Ligue 1 Lille.

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Rangers forward Alfredo Morelos responded to his criticism with a brace against St. Mirren. (Photo by Willie Vass / Pool via Getty Images)

Rangers reportedly turned down a £ 16.25million offer for the player, with club Ibrox holding more than £ 20million [Daily Mail].

Amid speculation, Rangers will now be boosted by the inclusion of Roofe and Defoe as the Gers look to support a title challenge this season.

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