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Miller welcomed back into Rangers fold after Caixinha exit

Ranger's Kenny Miller has not featured of late after falling out with Pedro Caixinha, but the latter's sacking paves the way for a return.

NEWS
27 Oct 2017, 21:14 IST
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Rangers striker Kenny Miller

Kenny Miller will return to the Rangers squad for Saturday's trip to Hearts and could even be fit to start despite spending a month in exile under former boss Pedro Caixinha.

The Portuguese coach and Miller fell out in the aftermath of the Gers' 2-0 defeat to Celtic at Ibrox on September 23.

Miller has played no part for the club since and was reportedly told to train with the Under-20 squad.

However, Caixinha was shown the door after a midweek draw with Kilmarnock - a game which Rangers conceded a stoppage-time equaliser immediately after missing a penalty which would have sealed the points.

And interim boss Graeme Murty confirmed that the 38-year-old has kept himself in suitable shape.

He said: "I'm here to ensure the players get what they need. They need to feel assured, ready and confident for the game.

"Kenny will be involved - he's available for selection. Kenny is a fit player, he is ready to be involved and he's ready to go."

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