Stuart McCall identifies three Rangers players who Hibs should worry about

Rangers are preparing to take on Hibs, and McCall believes three of his players are standout performers.

Speaking to the the official Rangers website, Stuart McCall singled out three players who Hibs should be wary of in his playing squad.

McCall said: “I think they have a team of talented individuals but they are a team that are a good group. Scott Allan is certainly a good talent but I am sure they will be looking at Haris Vuckic, Nicky Law and Dean Shiels, so we have good players in our set up as well.”

All three players have played their part in securing Rangers’ play-off status, and then their progression to the semi-final tie with Hibs by defeating Queen of the South 3-2 on aggregate.

Vuckic has netted nine goals in 18 games for the club since his summer loan arrival from Newcastle, whilst Nicky Law is current leading scorer for the Light Blues.

Their talent has never been in doubt, but it is a surprise to see McCall highlight Shiels as one of the men to watch in his playing squad.

The Northern Irish international looked to be near the end of his career at Ibrox under Ally McCoist, being outcast from the squad and rarely selected for match action.

However, since McCall’s arrival, the 30-year-old forward has found a new lease of life in the midfield, missing just two games of the current coach’s reign.

McCall clearly feels his squad is good enough to compete with Hibs, and although their play-off rivals may have finished ahead of Rangers in the league table, the manager has faith that he has enough game changers in his team to do all the damage needed to progress to the play-off final.

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