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Warburton provides positive injury update ahead of Celtic clash

Rangers face Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-finals next weekend.

Mark Waburton suggested Rangers duo Harry Forrester and Lee Wallace should be fine for the Scottish Cup semi-final clash with Celtic after picking up knocks against Peterhead, the Evening Times report.

Gers secured their second trophy of the season this weekend following a 4-0 win over Peterhead on the Petrofac Training Cup final, yet concerns had arisen over the fitness of two key players.

Forrester felt the force of a strong challenge on his leg while Wallace suffered a slight shoulder problem.

Warburton, however, has dispelled fears they could be missing for the clash with Celtic by telling reporters the duo should be fine while insisting the rest of the group came through unscathed.

“Harry took a whack halfway up his leg but touch wood he should be fine. Lee had a problem with his shoulder but again nothing too serious. The rest of the guys are unscathed,” Warburton told the ET.

Both players have contributed greatly to Rangers’ success this season and the Ibrox supporters could have been fearing the worst upon in regards to their fitness ahead of the Celtic clash.

The Glasgow giants will need all of their best players available against the Hoops, as despite Gers achievements of late, they will no doubt head in to the Scottish Cup semi-final as underdogs.

Celtic warmed up for the encounter with a 2-1 win over Motherwell, a result which brings Ronny Deila’s men closer to a fifth successive Scottish Premiership title.

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