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Graham Dorrans suffers Rangers transfer blow as Middleton nears Holland switch
. The pair will feature for Graeme Murty as the development squad take on Chelsea on Friday night. Gerrard said: "Jon Flanagan will play
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During last summer’s transfer window, Rangers practically took on a whole new squad when ex-boss Pedro Caixinha embarked on a signing spree that brought in 11 new players. He splashed out between £8 million and £10 million to bring them to Ibrox.
For the past five weeks, Rangers have been looking for the perfect replacement for Pedro Caixinha after the Portuguese manager failed to produce an upturn in fortunes at Ibrox during his seven-month spell in charge.
Alexander Hleb has accepted the suspension against him - three games - after he slapped Graeme Murty. The Arsenal midfielder will not be appealing and he is set to miss the rest of the season.
Arsenal midfielder Alexander Hleb may land a three game suspension - which will mean he will miss the remainder of the season - after the FA confirmed they may use video evidence after the midfielder clashed with Reading midfielder Graeme Murty.
Reading boss Steve Coppell has called for action to be taken against Arsenal midfielder Alexander Hleb. The Belarussian was caught in a tangle with Graeme Murty and seemed to use excessive force against the player.
Today's home game against Reading looks set to be Jens Lehmann's final home game for Arsenal. The Gunners have seen their double challenge falter in recent weeks, while Reading need a win against the London giants to assist their survival chances.
A win is absolutely necessary for Fulham if they are to stand any chance of Premiership survival, and Steve Coppell promised earlier in the week that Reading wil do all they can to pick up a victory,
Another crucial relegation battle ensues today at the Madjeski Stadium this afternoon as the Royals host Birmingham City. Reading have lost nine of eleven games, whilst Birmingham have struggled for wins, their only one in eleven being against Tottenham on March 1st.
Newcastle travel to the Madejski Stadium in a game which is crucial for both sides. Neither side goes into this game on great form, although they had mixed fortunes in last weekend's games. Reading sit in 12th while Newcastle are 7 points ahead in 8th, however, Newcastle defeated Tottenham last week while Reading were defeated by Blackburn.
Scotland's qualification hopes rest in the balance as they now have to defeat Italy at Hampden Park as they failed to grab three points in a tough travel to Georgia, who defeated the Scots 2-0.