Rumour Mill: Kranjcar '˜out for season' | Griffiths plea to Rodgers | Wallace envious of Celtic

Niko Kranjcar could be out for the rest of the season after sustaining a knee injury, Leigh Griffiths pleads with boss Brendan Rodgers to unleash him against Rangers, and Lee Wallace admits he's envious of Celtic's Champions League status.

Niko Kranjcar has reportedly sustained a knee injury in training. Picture: Ian Rutherford
Niko Kranjcar has reportedly sustained a knee injury in training. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Kranjcar ‘out for season’

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Rangers face an anxious wait over Niko Kranjcar after the midfielder sustained what looks to be a nasty knee injury in training.

The player is said to have turned awkwardly before hitting the deck and writhing in agony.

The club are waiting for the swelling to go down before they can find out the full extent, but early indications are that Kranjcar has damaged his cruciate ligament. (The Sun)

Griffiths plea to Rodgers

Leigh Griffiths has begged boss Brendan Rodgers to unleash him alongside Moussa Dembele when Celtic play Rangers this Sunday.

Griffiths has been forced to watch from the bench in recent weeks as team-mate Dembele has been preferred in attack.

However, rather than replace him, Griffiths wants to start up front alongside the Frenchman, believing the pair could “run riot” against Rangers. (Daily Record)

Wallace envious of Celtic

Lee Wallace has admitted to feeling envious of Celtic’s Champions League campaign.

The defender has never before played in the group stages of Europe’s elite competition, and years of watching on as a fan have left him desperate to get there one day.

Although, he revealed that he viewed Barcelona v Manchester City rather than Celtic’s defeat to Gladbach on Wednesday evening. (Evening Times)

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