Airport video shows Lassana Coulibaly with Rangers squad amid Gerrard concerns

Lassana Coulibaly of Rangers is seen during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Ibrox Stadium on July 29, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers head to Spain today in order to face Villarreal in the Europa League tomorrow.

Lassana Coulibaly of Rangers is seen during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Ibrox Stadium on July 29, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers are in Europa League action on Thursday against Villarreal, and they have been making their trip to Spain today.

The Gers got through a lengthy qualifying campaign against Shkupi, Osijek, Maribor and Ufa to make it through to the group stage.

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Steven Gerrard's men will also take on Spartak Moscow and Rapid Vienna, but it's Villarreal first up, with Gerrard's side facing a tough trip to El Madrigal.

 

Rangers are in great spirits though having beaten Dundee 4-0 on Saturday, and the squad have today been at the airport in order to head to Spain for Thursday's clash.

Fans will have been spotting players at the airport and those not stepping off the coach, with some key names on both sides.

Rangers posted a video of players at the airport earlier today, and Lassana Coulibaly was the last man off the coach, suggesting that he could feature against Villarreal.

Ovie Ejaria of Rangers celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the Scottish Premier League match between Motherwell and Rangers at Fir Park on August 26, 2018 in Motherwell,...

Gerrard admitted after Coulibaly scored in the win over Dundee that he was waiting for the nod from Rangers' fitness coach to include him in the trip to Spain after a period on the sidelines, and it appears that his concerns have been dealt with.

However, as noted by STV, summer signings Ovie Ejaria and Gareth McAuley – along with Ryan Jack – were not present and haven't made the trip, as they are out through injury, but Coulibaly's presence is a major boost.

Gareth McAuley of West Bromwich Albion during a on January 29, 2018 in West Bromwich, England.

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