Joe Aribo out of Rangers’ League Cup clash due to illness

Scottish Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo has spoken of his excitement to face Brazil in next month's international friendly and says he is eager to swap shirts with PSG star Neymar.

Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo will miss the Rangers League Cup tie in Falkirk on Sunday due to illness.

Aribo was left out of Rangers’ squad that drew 2-2 against Benfica in Thursday’s Europa League.

In his post-game press conference, Rangers boss Steven Gerrard confirmed that Aribo missed the tie at home after falling ill.

On Friday, Rangers assistant coach Gary McAllister said in his pregame press conference that he expected Aribo to return to training on Saturday.

“Zungu will train today, Joe Aribo is better today and he is hoping to train again tomorrow. Ryan Jack won’t be here for the weekend. “

However, the Rangers later posted on their verified Twitter account also Friday that Aribo should return to training next week.

Rangers can confirm that Joe Aribo is currently being treated for a minor illness and is being monitored accordingly over the weekend.

“We expect Joe to rejoin the first team early next week.”

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