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.
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.
Gerrard also confirms that Jermain Defoe and Kemar Roofe will join the squad for full training this week. Allan McGregor needs a scan after missing the game with a sustained blow against Bayer Leverkusen, but SG says it’s not a major issue and confident he will be in good shape for St Johnstone on Wednesday
– Andy Newport (@AndyNewportPA) 9 août 2020
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.
Rangers fans have praised the Colombian forward who responded to his criticism after a difficult week amid the reported interest from Ligue 1 Lille.
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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