Kenny Miller hopeful Rangers star Martyn Waghorn can build on comeback and be ready for cup final

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The Scottish Championship side's top goalscorer spent over two months out with injury.

Kenny Miller has insisted that Martyn Waghorn's return from injury is a huge boost for Rangers, and hopes that the top scorer can now make sure that he is ready for the Scottish Cup final, the Evening Times reports.

The 26-year-old had not played for the Gers since the victory over Kilmarnock in February, but made his comeback on the final day of the Scottish Championship season, playing the first hour of the 2-2 draw with St Mirren.

And while Mark Warburton's men have been able to secure promotion to the top flight, have won the Challenge Cup and have booked their place in the Scottish Cup final later this month in the striker's absence, Miller suggested that Waghorn's return has provided a massive lift to the squad ahead of the Hampden Park showdown with Hibernian.

"It [Waghorn's return] is another big positive to come out of the game. Not only did we get back to playing the way we try to play and at the tempo we try and play at, Waggy coming back and getting an hour under his belt is huge for us," he told the Evening Times.

"We have missed him. He has been a huge part of our squad this year with the goals he has contributed and his performances.

"So we are delighted that he got an hour under his belt and hopefully he will work hard in the next three weeks and be ready for the cup final."

Though the Light Blues have achieved plenty during the time that Waghorn has spent on the sidelines, their recent form has been concerning.

They have failed to win any of their last four games - which included a loss to their cup final opponents - so Warburton will undoubtedly be hoping that the return of the man who has scored 28 goals in all competitions will help them rediscover the form that made them so ruthless earlier in the campaign. 

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