Rangers defender Calvin Bassey is ready to be involved in Wednesday’s Europa League final with Eintracht Frankfurt in Seville.

The Super Eagles ace wasn’t involved in the win over Hearts at the weekend.

Van Bronckhorst made changes aplenty for the weekend’s encounter with Hearts, and a return to a full-strength XI will see 40-year-old Allan McGregor come back for Jon McLaughlin.

Bassey and Connor Goldson are primed to return to the backline – potentially with semi-final hero John Lundstram if Van Bronckhorst matches Frankfurt’s 3-4-2-1.

Lundstram could instead feature further forward from the first whistle, as Borna Barisic and the Europa League’s top scorer this season, James Tavernier, start out wide.

Glen Kamara and Ryan Jack ought to return in the engine room, with the latter expected to be fine to start despite picking up an injury scare against RB Leipzig.

A lack of an out-and-out striker should see Joe Aribo spearhead the charge with support from Ryan Kent and Scott Wright, as Fashion Sakala settles for a place on the bench.

Rangers possible starting lineup: McGregor; Tavernier, Goldson, Bassey, Barisic; Kamara, Lundstram, Jack; Kent, Aribo, Wright


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