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Some Rangers fans react as Gerrard names Europa League squad

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Some Rangers fans react as Gerrard names Europa League squad

Rangers fans have reacted to the news that Filip Helander and Greg Docherty have both been dropped from the Europa League squad.

The pair will not be involved for the upcoming tie against Legia Warsaw (as reported by The Scottish Sun), the first leg of which commences on Thursday.

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The duo have been replaced by new signings Andy King and Brandon Barker who joined the club from Leicester City (loan) and Manchester City (three-year deal) respectively.

Having got past St Joseph’s, Progres Niederkorn and Midtjylland, just two games now separate the Gers from a place in the Europa League group stages for the second reason running.

£3 million signing Helander grabbed his first goal for the club on his debut against East Fife in the Betfred Cup at the weekend. Docherty played for an hour before being substituted, but neither will feature against the Polish side

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Rangers fans react

Lots of Rangers fans were quick to back Steven Gerrard’s decision, with many feeling as though Helander still needs some time to get up to speed with the rest of the squad.

As far as Docherty dropping out is concerned, most are fairly unsurprised with the 22-year-old having failed to convince the masses:

 

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