Rangers double injury blow ahead of Sparta Prague game and Bhoys legend praises current Celtic star

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Rangers have a double injury blow ahead of their game against Sparta Prague and a Celtic legend has given high praise to a current member of the squad.

Rangers have a major issue ahead of their Europa league group stage game tomorrow, as they have suffered a pair of injuries that will leave them with a major hole in their squad.

Moreover, a Celtic legend has had some positive words to say regarding a current squad member - he has been very impressed with his recent performances and believes that he can do things that no other player in the division is capable of.

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Rangers double injury blow ahead of Sparta Prague game

Rangers are set to be without both Borna Barisic and Dujon Sterling for their Europa League group stage game against Sparta Prague - with Ridvan Yilmaz not included in their Europa League squad, this means they will be without a recognised left-back in the team.

This revelation comes from a post on X by PLZ Soccer. In their stead, Rangers boss Philippe Clement may call upon Ben Davies or Adam Devine to deputise in that position, despite neither player being natural left-backs.

John Hartson lauds Matt O’Riley

Celtic icon John Hartson has had lavished Matt O’Riley with praise in a recent interview, saying that the former Fulham youth academy graduate is ‘lovely to watch’ and is ‘so good on the ball’.

Speaking about O’Riley on the Go Radio Football Show, Hartson said: “It’s technique. You’ve got to watch that ball because if all of a sudden you lose it for a second because you can’t twist your head all the way around. And then it’s timing. Not everybody can do it. It’s technique. It’s timing.

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“Not only to make contact with the ball, but to direct the ball into the bottom corner. It’s wonderful. But you know what, if anybody can do that in the Scottish Premiership, it would be Matt O’Riley because he’s so good on the ball. He’s lovely to watch. His balance, guile, he’s been brilliant.”

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