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Photo: Rangers wonderkid Liam Burt in hospital after undergoing hip operation

A general view of Ibrox Stadium is seen ahead of the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Scotland and Georgia at Ibrox Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Glasgow Rangers Liam Burt will not be in Pedro Caixinha's immediate plans.

Glasgow Rangers talent Liam Burt faces a spell on the sidelines after undergoing a hip operation.

Burt posted a message on Twitter after successful surgery on his injury, and is feeling relatively positive about his situation.

18-year-old Burt made his debut for Rangers' first team under Mark Warburton in the 2015/16 season, and is highly regarded.

The Scotland youth international was hoping to impress new boss Pedro Caixinha this campaign and start trying to establish himself in the Portuguese's plans.

Pedro Caixinha manager of Rangers gestures during the Scottish Cup Semi-Final match between Celtic and Rangers at Hampden Park on April 23, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Those plans will have to wait and upon recovery, Burt is likely to be tasked with simply getting back to his best for Graeme Murty's under-20 side.

It is frustrating for him, but also a test of character and his desire to make it to the top.

A general view of Ibrox Stadium is seen ahead of the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Scotland and Georgia at Ibrox Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers fans will wish him all the best and hope this is merely a stumbling block on his path to the very top.

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