Lee Hodson spotted in Rangers gear after St Mirren exit

Rangers fans pour out of the stand onto the pitch as Alfredo Morelos of Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal of the game with his team mates during the Ladbrokes Scottish...

Lee Hodson might have played his last Scottish Premiership game for Rangers with Steven Gerrard reportedly eyeing Millwall's Mahlon Romeo.

Lee Hodson of Rangers in action during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium on August 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Forgotten man Lee Hodson has been spotted wearing Rangers colours in training after returning from a loan spell at St Mirren, as provided by the Daily Record.

The Northern Ireland international moved to Paisley last summer after the arrival of Jon Flanagan and impressed in St Mirren’s battle against relegation. Hodson won the fans over with his work rate and versatility, playing in both full-back positions and in defensive midfield when required.

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But the former Watford ace was forced to return to Ibrox in February, his loan spell cut short thanks to an ankle injury he sustained during a 4-0 defeat to Celtic.

"Lee had been playing well at the time and his versatility will be a miss as he was able to fill in on a number of positions,” manager Oran Kearney told the Belfast Telegraph.

Northern Ireland's defender Lee Hodson (L) attempts to block a cross from Germany's defender Marvin Plattenhardt during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between...

The defender has now been pictured being put through his paces by the Rangers staff as he aims to return to full fitness ahead of next summer. Although it seems unlikely that he will ever play for the Glasgow giants again.

Hodson’s contract expires in the summer and Rangers appear to be eyeing a replacement right-back in Millwall’s Mahlon Romeo, according to the Express.

Mahlon Romeo and Jed Wallace of Millwall celebrate victory and promotion with the trophy after the Sky Bet League One Playoff Final between Bradford City and Millwall at Wembley Stadium on...

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