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Hibernian have a shortage of strikers ahead of the trip to the SPL leaders.

Derek Riordan is suspended following his red card in the derby defeat by Hearts while Colin Nish (ankle) and Darryl Duffy (foot) remain on the sidelines.

Kevin McBride (sickness) is doubtful while Graham Stack (back) and Merouane Zemmama (knee) are still out.

Vladimir Weiss will be in contention for Rangers' SPL game against Hibernian despite struggling with injury.

The winger has been troubled with bruising on his heel but has trained over the last couple of days and will be available for selection for the clash at Ibrox.

Boss Walter Smith has no fresh injury concerns, with Andy Webster, James Beattie and Nikica Jelavic still sidelined.

Rangers (from): McGregor, Whittaker, Papac, Weir, Bougherra, Davis, McCulloch, Edu, Weiss, Lafferty, Naismith, Miller, Foster, Broadfoot, Fleck, Wylde, Hutton, Alexander

Hibs (from): Brown, Wotherspoon, Hogg, Bamba, De Graaf, Miller, Rankin, Hanlon, Thicot, Trakys, Stevenson, Galbraith, Dickoh, Grounds, McBride, Murray, Smith, Stephens.

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