Rangers defenders Russell Martin and David Bates have forged a partnership in the absence of Alves for Graeme Murty's side.
Glasgow Rangers defender David Bates has played regularly for the Ibrox side lately.
Rangers face Hamilton away from Ibrox at New Douglas Park this weekend.
Glasgow Rangers defender David Bates is out of contract at Ibrox at the end of the season.
Glasgow Rangers defender David Bates' Ibrox future is somewhat up in the air with his contract expiring in the summer.
Sunderland target David Bates starred for Rangers on Sunday as the club beat Ross County on the road from Ibrox.
Rangers defender David Bates is in the final months of his contract at Ibrox.
Rangers beat Ross County 2-1 on Sunday afternoon, with Jason Cummings scoring his first goal for the Ibrox side.
Glasgow Rangers signing Russell Martin has featured alongside David Bates during both of his appearances for the Ibrox side.
Rangers defender David Bates could leave Ibrox this summer.