Rangers midfielder Graham Dorrans has been ruled out for a further three months due to injury, after undergoing ankle surgery this week.
The former Norwich City man has been out of action since October already, but a visit to a specialist in London led to quick surgery that means he will miss every match until the end of March at least.
It’s a major blow to the Light Blues, who aren’t exactly blessed with options in the middle of the park, relying on youngsters like Ross McCrorie and Jamie Barjonas in recent matches. While they’ve done well, it’s always a risk to rely on teenagers to provide consistency in long spells.
Dorrans started his Rangers career well, fitting right into the midfield before Pedro Caixinha left the club. Since then Graeme Murty has deployed a diamond midfield formation that would likely play to the 30-year-old’s strengths.
Supporters were gutted to hear the news and took to Twitter to share their thoughts on it all…
So Dorrans was a waste of time and money then ?
— Garry (@gazzacam) December 14, 2017
Dorrans out for 3 months is a fucking disaster the guy adds class to our team. Gutted ??
— Sam83 (@Topchef1983) December 14, 2017
Gutted Dorrans will miss a few months, he'd really fit in to the diamond formation Murty has us playing atm.
— Paul ?? (@Paulw1_) December 14, 2017
Honestly what is going on with our medical department. First Rossiter, and now this shambles with Dorrans. Concerning for me.
— Ricky Forbes (@Ricky9Forbes) December 14, 2017
Needing a couple of midfielders to sign in Jan.
Dorrans out til March ??
— Scottie (@fonics7) December 14, 2017
Graham Dorrans out for a further 3 months??
— Scott Cairns (@__ScottCairns__) December 14, 2017
Gutted for Dorrans, out til March is a sore one. We could really use his goals from midfield & we're not exactly stacked with options there as losing Jack has shown us.
— Jamie Tannock (@thetannock1) December 14, 2017
Big miss Dorrans out for 3 months, def need a replacement in January.
— David McClean (@DeErFc) December 14, 2017
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