There’s a spot of concern in the Rangers camp following the Arsenal Covid outbreak.
While, to the best of our knowledge, all recent tests are negative, Steven Gerrard’s side faced Mikel Arteta’s men only four days ago and they’ve had to cancel their USA camp due to aforementioned Covid spread.
It comes hot on the heels of Blackpool cancelling the Rangers friendly due to their own outbreak, and while Rangers and our players (and fans) are safe for now, the key words are caution and diligence.
Of course, we should reiterate, this virus is here to stay, as if we didn’t already know – the vaccine is a game-changer but the spread of the virus will never stop as long as we have a functioning society.
The reason we point that out is there’s little point emphasising what we should and shouldn’t do any more – with the vaccine blocking most symptoms, there’s a tonne less worry now about the implications of infection, and normal life is mostly getting back underway as a result.
But it’s still a very dangerous virus and care must be taken where possible.
So there’s a little bit of worry that the issue could become Rangers’ given how recently we faced Arsenal.
Hopefully all our players and staff continue to test negative but we’re ready if that’s not the case.