Rangers Covid outbreak: McAllister hopes to isolate stars may return to Celtic match

Gary Molester hopes some of the self-isolating Rangers will be allowed to face off Celtic Sunday – but Ibrox No2 did not name the players affected by the Covid outbreak.

The gear The squad was devastated by positive Covid tests brought back earlier this week with Steven Gerrard and six first-team players who did not travel to the Europa League playoff against Alascart.

Skipper James Tavernier hasn’t traveled to Armenia with the team that includes Ryan Kent, Scott Wright and Calvin Bassey either.

Goalkeepers Alan McGregor and John McLaughlin will remain in Glasgow as Rangers seek to maintain their one-goal lead and secure a place in the Europa League group. The stage.

Neither the club nor McAllister has confirmed which players or staff have tested positive for Covid, but the second player has revealed he hopes some players can join the squad for Sunday’s game.

Asked if any player self-isolating could return for Sunday, McAllister said: “Yes. You have to bear in mind the fact that, now that we’ve moved forward and a lot of people in and around the club have been vaccinated twice, there are advantages.”

“So we’ll look at that. Things will change as we speak.

“I’m sure all the doctors in our club are done with it.

“As we pass on information to the governing bodies, we will also be guided by them.”

The updated SFA rules state that any close people who have been vaccinated twice may be able to cut their isolation period short if they return a negative PCR test and show no symptoms.

The SFA ruling states: “Those who show symptoms or test positive will still be required to self-isolate.

Close people aged 18 or older who were vaccinated twice more than 14 days ago and asymptomatic, will be able to get a PCR test and end self-isolation if the result is negative.

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