Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Blow for Steven Gerrard as key man ruled out of UFA clash

Steven Gerrard has ruled Malawian defensive midfielder Lassana Coulibaly out for a third match in a row after confirming the on-loan Angers man will miss tomorrow’s play-off clash with Russians FC UFA.

Coulibaly picked up a thigh injury against St Mirren earlier this month, and despite earlier information that it was only minor, his continued absence following improved performances and increasing importance to the team comes as something of a blow.

The best midfield display from Rangers under Gerrard was at Pittodrie where he, Ryan Jack and Scott Arfield bossed the game, and sadly that’s the only time that trio have been able to play together.

And this is set to continue as the midfield powerhouse continues to be unavailable for the third 90 minutes in succession.

Thankfully Rangers have Ross McCrorie ready who can fill in pretty similarly in that slot, but nevertheless we did think the international would be fit again by now.


  1. Bit worried about the lack of info on this. Nobody has confirmed the injury, how long, what's happening? We need him back pronto!

    1. Stevie, yes there has been a lack of info on this, SG today only stated that Coulibaly will not be available for tomorrow, other than that there's been little to no info which is a tad suspect? When he picked up the knock a couple of weeks ago we were told it was minor and he could be back for the next game, now its 3 games out.
      There's not a better midfield in the land when he is on with Jack and Arfield.

  2. were we not told it was down to fatigue. does not look like the case here.

  3. Hopefuly it gets cleared up for the weekend because he's been immense.

  4. It's a definite blow..The Laddie is a revelation...we need to get him fixed up permanent .but how much has changed at our beloved club ...We bring in one of our own Young Ross who will run through brick wall for Rangers...Hope Lassana gets for again soon....Mon Big Kyle !!!!! It's going great ...Murphy will come back stronger too Good Luck to him 🇬🇧

  5. Massive Miss for the Game but we dont want to Rush him back and make it worse 🤔

    Would Love to See Laff get a Goal against FC UFA 😄💪⚽


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