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Rangers biggest reason to be excited, now dramatically eclipsed by Celtic star

Moussa Dembele celebrates his 2nd goal (Celtic's 4th) during the Betfred Cup Semi-Final at Hampden Park on October 21, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers' Alfredo Morelos has now been matched, even surpassed, by Celtic's Moussa Dembele.

Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox...

Rangers' shaky start to the season was initially tempered by the quick adaptation of striker Alfredo Morelos to Scottish football.

The Colombian made a big impact in the first few weeks at Ibrox, but his early success in Glasgow has waned.

He has not scored since September, and the Rangers ace is now being eclipsed by Celtic's Moussa Dembele... who missed the first few weeks of the season.

Moussa Dembele celebrates his goal score Celtics 2nd,during the Betfred Cup Final at Hampden Park on November 26, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Morelos is averaging a goal every 179 minutes of action, according to BBC Sport, while Dembele is on target once every 104 minutes.

Dembele has been getting better by the week, and has now netted eight goals in 15 matches.

Morelos has the same figure, but has needed 19 games to score his eight goals - and three of Dembele's games have been against considerably tougher opposition in the Champions League.

Celtic's French striker Moussa Dembele (R) fights for the ball with Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Dani Alves during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match between...

Dembele has another slight edge too, he has provided three assists to Morelos' two.

Rangers fans had hoped Morelos could eclipse Dembele, and the Celtic star had given him a big early headstart this season.

But his slide in form and Dembele's impressive return has seen him catch the Colombian up already, and the Celtic star is likely to start pulling away from his Rangers rival.

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