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Martyn Waghorn sends message on Twitter

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn (L) in action with Kilmarnock's Steven Smith

Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers boss Mark Warburton might be sweating over his striker.

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn (L) in action with Kilmarnock's Steven Smith

Rangers striker Martyn Waghorn has thanked fans on Twitter for their well wishes as he waits to discover the extent of his hamstring injury.

The Gers' 1-1 draw with Hamilton on Saturday was marred not only by the result, but the fact that Rangers' star striker went off injured in the final 10 minutes.

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn scores their second goal from the penalty spot

Rangers boss Mark Warburton confirmed to a news conference on Monday that the extent of his problem was still undetermined.

The 26-year-old, the club's leading goalscorer last term, missed a chunk of last season with a knee injury and although it seems a different issue this time around, the last thing he'll want is a lengthy absence.

Evidently, he is still waiting for a prognosis and Waghorn says he's hoping for the best.

Rangers' Martyn Waghorn celebrates scoring their fourth goal

Obviously Waghorn is a hugely important figure to the Rangers cause. Anything they achieve this season, the former Wigan hitman will be central to it and the Gers cannot afford to lose him for long.

They have Joe Dodoo and Kenny Miller, of course, but one is relatively unproven and the other is 36. A poor prognosis may force Warburton to ramp up his chase for a centre-forward. Their season may hinge on it.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton (R) and Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs


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