Martyn Waghorn ready for Rangers return against Celtic

Rangers striker Martyn Waghorn
Waghorn scored against Hamilton before picking up the injury on 6 August

Martyn Waghorn will return to the Rangers squad for the Premiership visit to Celtic next weekend.

The striker pulled up with a hamstring injury during the opening league match of the season and has missed the last four games.

The 26-year-old had netted five goals in his first four matches.

"He will join us for a full week of training so he'll be involved in some capacity in the 18 to face Celtic," manager Mark Warburton told Rangers TV.

"It's good to welcome Waggy back, he has a great goalscoring record and so much more that he brings to the team.

"But it's about using the squad and having complete faith and belief in the squad, which we do, and having options to choose from."

Waghorn scored 28 goals in his debut season at Ibrox, helping Rangers win promotion to the top flight.

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