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Rangers manager Giovanni Van Bronckhorst has given an injury update on Welsh international Aaron Ramsey ahead of the second leg clash with German club RB Leipzig in the Europa League semifinals.

Aaron Ramsey was one of the major absentees for Van Bronckhorst and Rangers when they travelled to Germany to take on RB Leipzig in the first leg of their last four tie on Thursday night. Rangers fought hard throughout the game until their resolve was broken with five minutes of the first leg left on the clock when former Manchester City left-back Angelino scored the winning goal to put RB Leipzig in the driving seat ahead of the second leg next week Thursday.

At the end of the first leg, Dutchman Van Bronckhorst was quizzed about the availability of Aaron Ramsey for the second leg at Ibrox and he said that it depends on how the player recovers from the hamstring injury sustained in the Old Firm Derby clash with Celtic earlier this month. In the absence of attacking talents such as IanisHagi, KemarRoofe and Alfredo Morelos in addition to Ramsey, Van Bronckhorst was forced to field Ryan Kent and Scott Wright as his two strikers, while Super Eagles of Nigeria midfielder Joe Aribowas played as a false nine in the second half.

Van Bronckhorst and Rangers also have a big game in the league this weekend. They have to play hosts Celtic at Celtic Park in the Old Firm Derby without the quartet of Ramsey, Morelos, Roofe and Hagi. Celtic can take a big step towards the league title with an home win over Rangers.

On Roofe and Ramsey, Rangers manager Giovanni Van Bronckhorst told BT Sports that it’s a day-to-day basis on whether they would be fit to take on RB Leipzig at Ibrox next week.