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Josh Windass may miss Old Firm's Cup duel

By Matt McGeehan

Rangers boss Graeme Murty admits Josh Windass could miss their Hampden showdown with Celtic.

Windass was clattered into by Motherwell defender Cedric Kipre last weekend and has not trained since.

He now misses today's Ladbrokes Premiership visit of Dundee but, more worryingly for Rangers, Murty has revealed the 17-goal midfielder is also a doubt for next weekend's Scottish Cup semi-final clash with the Hoops.

Murty, who also said goalkeeper Wes Foderingham could sit out this weekend, said: "Josh isn't available tomorrow. He's a bit tender at the minute. Cedric is a hefty guy and Josh felt that impact to his calf. It was 16 and a half stone falling on his leg.

"I don't know about next weekend. It's too soon to say. We'll assess him over the weekend and see where he gets to."

Rangers slumped for the third game running at Motherwell as defeats to Celtic and Kilmarnock were followed by the 2-2 draw at Fir Park.

Murty feels both he and his players are ready to step up - but admits words will no longer cut it with fed-up fans.

"It's something I've been thinking about and it applies to my position as well," said Murty. "We need to step up and take it. I believe I can and I believe the players can - but talk is cheap."

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