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Davie Weir doesn't think Steven Gerrard has found his best Rangers defensive partnership

David Weir of Rangers looks on prior to the Betfred Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on October 23, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The former Ibrox captain has had his say on Gerrard's defensive options at Rangers.

David Weir of Rangers looks on prior to the Betfred Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on October 23, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Former Rangers defender Davie Weir thinks the central defensive partnership at Ibrox 'has yet to be defined' under Steven Gerrard, The Scottish Sun report.

Gerrard has predominately played Connor Goldson alongside Nikola Katic in the early stages of the season, but has shown no hesitation in bringing Filip Helander and George Edmundson into the equation too.

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It's been successful rotation for the most part, but ahead of tougher challenges, is it time for the Ibrox boss to find his most solid partnership.

Weir was enormously successful at Rangers in the position, winning trophies as well as reaching the 2008 UEFA Cup Final, and has weighed in with his own thoughts this week.

As quoted by The Scottish Sun, he said: "The central partnership has still to be defined.

"Goldson and Katic have looked like they are the favoured two from the start of the season.

"There is a good balance in the partnership though they’re both relatively young and sometimes that isn’t ideal.

"Helander and Edmundson are pushing too, so there is competition which always helps to keep them on their toes. But I don’t think anyone has nailed it down yet."

 

Which partnership will win out?

The multi-million pound move of Helander to Rangers in the summer certainly threatened to break the status quo at Ibrox after the exit of Joe Worrall. However, as Weir notes, Gerrard has gone in a different direction.

Edmundson, despite playing against Hamilton on Sunday, has mostly been on the outside looking and appears to be the furthest away from regular week-to-week action.

 

Despite a fair bit of rotation, the favourites to play most of the club's games this season are Goldson and Katic. The duo have much more experience playing together and when at the top of their game are effective at home and abroad.

They're not perfect, but right now at Ibrox no combination is. It'll be interesting to see if the Gers boss feels like strengthening further in the January transfer window.

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