Rangers managerRangers manager
Rangers manager

Steven Gerrard's Rangers team to face Livingston confirmed - Nathan Patterson and Scott Arfield start, bench role for Ianis Hagi

Steven Gerrard has named his Rangers starting line-up to face Livingston.

The Rangers boss does not have his injury troubles to seek with Kemar Roofe, Ryan Jack and James Tavernier being joined in the treatment room by makeshift right-back Leon Balogun .

However the manager has been able to select Nathan Patterson who made a significant impact off the bench last week against Royal Antwerp, having been given a first-team reprieve for his COVID protocol breach last month.

That is likely to cop an SFA ban in future, however as the youngster has not yet been cited by Hampden’s disciplinary panel he is available for this evening’s tea-time kick-off at the Tony Macaroni Arena.

Midfielder Scott Arfield also gets the nod in his hometown with Ianis Hagi taking a role on the bench.

Rangers could be just two games from the Scottish Premiership title if results go their way over the coming days – and here is the team Steven Gerrard has picked to take the first steps of the final leg on their title quest...

A message from the Editor:Thank you for reading this article. We're more reliant on your support than ever as the shift in consumer habits brought about by Coronavirus impacts our advertisers.If you haven't already, please consider supporting our trusted, fact-checked journalism by taking out a digital subscription.