There is nothing worse for a footballer than starting a new season and then suffering a serious injury.
In August, Rangers forward Jamie Murphy suffered knee ligament damage, putting him on the sidelines for the rest of the season.
The injury occurred during a 3-1 League Cup win over Kilmarnock on August 19.
Manager Steven Gerrard was able to fill his squad with new players, but the 5ft 10in Murphy has been forced to watch from the sidelines.
A specific date for the attacker’s return has not been set, but the 29-year-old has been making progress.
Via Twitter on Tuesday, Murphy posted a video of himself doing some light work in the gym.
Gym life! 😎 pic.twitter.com/iiHLPhmQPS
— Jamie Murphy (@Jamiemurphy89) September 25, 2018
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The former Sheffield United player moved to Ibrox from Brighton in January, and in total has made 27 appearances, scoring six goals and creating 13 assists.
Plenty of fans responded, wishing for the Scotland international’s speedy recovery.
Some made reference to Rangers’ ambitions to win their 55th league title.
Great news, delighted you’re back in the gym. Guessing op was a success. You’ll smash this recovery 👊🏼💙
— Cheryl (@gers_chick) September 25, 2018
Just keep these memories close Jamie , that will pull you through. You will get that feeling again. WATP pic.twitter.com/08ksa74uEE
— Martin Hamilton (@Hamyy86) September 25, 2018
All the best for a speedy recovery 🇬🇧🇬🇧
— Archie Rollo (@ArchieRollo1) September 25, 2018
Take it easy
— william fraser (@william04048631) September 25, 2018
Good to see looking forward to seeing you back plying in the jersey 👍🔴⚪️🔵
— Brian Urquhart (@Brurfc1981) September 25, 2018
Great to see your getting back on track just in time for 55 😉👍
— nicky taylor🇬🇧 (@nickyt3232) September 25, 2018
Don’t rush until you’re 💯 % fit 🏋️♀️💪 #WeAreRangers
— Robert T Bruce 🏴 (@RobertTBruce4) September 25, 2018
First day back I want to see u score and all the best big man
— Jamie Turner (@JamieTu37733842) September 25, 2018