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Mark Warburton speaks about Andy Halliday replacement and Jason Holt's injury

Rangers face Falkirk at the weekend, and Mark Warburton has been speaking about the selection issues ahead of the game.

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Mark Warburton's given his press conference ahead of the weekend game against Falkirk, and the absence of Andy Halliday after his ridiculous red card was one subject covered.

The good news is that Jason Holt will return, and Mr Warburton also suggested who might fill in for Halliday:

"Jason will be fine for the weekend, and he has been back in for training. The game came a day too early for him and with there still being fifteen or so games remaining there's no point in rushing back too early and risk losing a player for five or six weeks.

"He'll be fit and well for the weekend and we'll be delighted with that as he has been in outstanding for us. We have a tight and a lean squad and it's in good shape.

"We have the likes of Dominic Ball and the likes of Rob Kiernan who have both played there. We have Dean Shiels, we have Jordan Thompson, and we have Gedion Zelalem to give us lot of different combinations."

There's the possibility that we could simply pick three attacking midfielders in bringing Holt in, which would probably mean keeping Law as the deepest, although that seems daft. Dean Shiels probably deserves to start on current form, although was poor the last time he started as a defensive midfielder.

That leaves the three defensive options of Dominic Ball, Rob Kiernan and Jordan Thompson. We suspect it'll be Ball, although with Warburton namechecking Thompson again it would be nice to see him given a runout. We'd also probably replace Zelalem with Shiels.

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