The Rangers talent is currently on the fringers of Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox squad.

Some things transcend the Old Firm rivalry shared by Rangers and Celtic.

The response from Celtic fans to the recent passing of Fernando Ricksen, the former Rangers defender who lost his fight against motor neurone disease earlier this month, was a prime example of how hostilities can, every once in a while, be put to one side.

And in another instance of goodwill crossing enemy lines, albeit not quite on the same scale, one Rangers player has wished a Celtic colleague well as the latter prepares for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

Calvin Miller confirmed on Thursday that he will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on an injury he suffered while playing for Celtic’s reserves against Hibernian last week. And replying to the left-back’s Instagram post, the Rangers winger Serge Atakayi, who will have played against Miller at youth team level, sent the following message:

Rangers and Celtic supporters – what’s the nicest thing you’ve ever done to a fan of the other team?

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