It was also confirmed that Ross McCrorie would miss the game through suspension, while Connor Goldson misses out with injury, but Borna Barisic is fit again. What could the Rangers XI be at Central Park?
Gerrard could take the opportunity to give Foderingham game time, as he did in the earlier rounds of the Betfred Cup.
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The Englishman will likely lead the team out.
Connor Goldson is out injured and Gerrard confirmed Worrall would be staying at the club for the remainder of the season.
The Northern Ireland international's aerial ability will be very useful.
Borna Barisic is back fit and could get minutes but Gerrard may wait until league action before throwing him in and continue with Halliday.
Gerrard confirmed Davis would play some part of the game and he needs minutes.
With Ross McCrorie suspended Jack will add bite and composure to the midfield.
Arfield is key to adding penetration to the Rangers midfield.
On a compact pitch Rangers will need a player who can beat opponents in tight areas.
Defoe will get minutes against Cowdenbeath and Gerrard will be tempted to start him against League Two opposition.
Gerrard said he will pay Cowdenbeath the utmost respect. Playing the Colombian would certainly show that.