Report- Rangers team news: Predicted line up vs Motherwell – FOUR changes, but no Kyle Lafferty | Football | Sport

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Updated: November 9, 2018
Rangers team news: Predicted line up vs Motherwell – FOUR changes, but no Kyle Lafferty | Football | Sport

Rangers will be desperate to get back to winning ways against Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday after a disappointing midweek Europa League defeat.

Steven Gerrard’s side fell to a 4-3 defeat against Spartak Moscow despite going 3-2 ahead during the first half.

The former Liverpool superstar now faces the huge task of rebuilding his team’s confidence, but could make several changes to his starting line-up.

Four changes could be to the XI that was toppled in Russia, though Rangers youngster Glenn Middleton is set to hold onto his place due to injuries.

The 18-year-old is likely to start in a front three with Eros Grezda and Alfredo Morelos, with Daniel Candeias suspended after being shown a controversial red card against St Mirren.

Nikola Katic, Jon Flanagan and Ovie Ejaria could all drop out of the team, while Ryan Jack, Andy Halliday and Joe Worrall are set to come back into the side.

Gerrard is dealing with several injured stars at Ibrox including Ryan Kent and Borna Barisic.

Kent is struggling with a hamstring issue and Barisic won’t return until after the international break, while Jamie Murphy is ruled out for the entire campaign after he ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament.

Kyle Lafferty has returned to training after a quad muscle injury, but is unlikely to be risked by Gerrard if Rangers can beat Motherwell without him.

The Northern Ireland international has been included in the national team squad, though his participation on Sunday remains in doubt.

Predicted Rangers team vs Motherwell

(4-3-3) McGregor; Tavernier, Worrall, Goldson, Halliday; Arfield, Jack, Coulibaly; Middleton, Morelos, Grezda.