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Team news for Saturday lunchtime's Scottish Premier League clash between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox (kick-off 12.15pm).

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Rangers are hoping to have Lee McCulloch back in their squad.

The midfielder has recovered from knee surgery and could be on the bench for the clash at Ibrox.

Boss Walter Smith has no fresh injury worries ahead of the visit of the Jambos.

Andy Webster and Lee Wallace may return from groin and ankle injuries for Hearts.

Andrew Driver is available for selection before a hernia operation on Tuesday, Rudi Skacel continues to be available despite a persistent Achilles problem, while Marian Kello's undisclosed private matter saw him miss the draw at Kilmarnock and may see the goalkeeper absent again.

Ismael Bouzid (suspended), Suso Santana (knee), Jason Thomson (hamstring), Calum Elliot (knee) and Kevin Kyle (hip) are all out.

Rangers (from): McGregor, Whittaker, Papac, Weir, Bougherra, Wylde, Kerkar, Davis, Edu, Naismith, Lafferty, Diouf, Jelavic, Foster, Alexander, Hutton, Fleck, Healy, McCulloch.

Hearts (from): Kello, MacDonald, Stevenson, Driver, Elliott, Skacel, Glen, C Thomson, Balogh, Webster, Wallace, Templeton, Black, Palazuelos, Robinson, Zaliukas, Mrowiec, Jonsson, Barr, McGowan.

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