A number of Rangers fans have taken to Twitter to express their disappointment and frustration after Steven Gerrard confirmed in his press conference that Cedric Itten is a major doubt for the Gers’ next game on Thursday.
It is a cruel blow for Itten. The summer signing has endured a tough start to life at Ibrox. But he appeared to turn a corner in emphatic fashion at the weekend.
The forward scored twice in the 5-1 win over Motherwell. His first goal was a stunning volley from the edge of the box. And his second came as he reacted fastest from a corner to score from close range.
Unfortunately for the 23-year-old, it appears that he is unlikely the chance to build on that display this Thursday.
Rangers face Galatasaray in the play-off round of Europa League qualifying. But it would seem that Itten is unlikely to feature.
In comments posted on the club’s official Twitter account, Gerrard confirmed that Itten was a major doubt due to a small issue with his knee.
The news has obviously disappointed a number of Rangers supporters on social media. The Gers have endured a terrible run of luck with injuries so far this season.
And the fans are clearly frustrated that Itten has a problem at a time when he would have surely been high on confidence after his brace at the weekend.
Here is how of the supporters reacted to the news concerning Itten…
Typical. Comes on and scores two goals now he’s an injury doubt.
— 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐑𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐁𝐞𝐚𝐫 (@BigRangersBear) September 30, 2020
Turn down the intensity in training just a wee bit please … thank you.
— Adam Dunn (@ADunn1872) September 30, 2020
Fs Itten injured again 🙄
— RAB (@RAB16848588) September 30, 2020
Bit worrying if roofe and itten aren’t making it
— Gary Caw (@garycawnew) September 30, 2020
I really wanted Itten to start tomorrow
— Scott 🇬🇧 (@14Kent_) September 30, 2020
Itten an injury doubt now. Our luck with injuries this season so far man 😫
— Colin (@atcolin) September 30, 2020
Small issue – I’ve heard this before ……..
— Jimmy Finlayson Loyal (@Oilypants) September 30, 2020
Wanted Itten to get more minutes. Hopefully hes ok for Sunday https://t.co/88zxAlIMx9
— The Famous (@TheFamousRFC) September 30, 2020