RANGERS boss Steven Gerrard has admitted he has no idea how long Jamie Murphy will be out.
The Ibrox winger was stretchered off in in Sunday’s 3-1 Betfred League Cup win over Kilmarnock after he twsited a knee on the artificial surface at Rugby Park.
The immediate fear was the former Motherwell and Brighton star could be ruled out for at least a month.
However, Gerrard confirmed the club’s medics have yet to determine the full extent of Murphy’s injury.
He said: “I think the plan will be to let the injury settle down for a couple of days then go in and get a scan once we can get a clearer picture.”
Gerrard also has other concerns ahead of Thursday’s Europa League first leg play-off with Russian side Ufa.
Midfielder Lassana Coulibaly is still struggling to overcome a thigh strain which saw him sit out both last week’s 0-0 draw in Maribor and win over Killie.
The Ibrox gaffer added: “Jordan Rossiter, Graham Dorrans and Lee Wallace are not too far away.
“But right now, with losing Jamie and with a few players having gone out, we’re a little bit thin.
“But we’re fine. We’ll cope. Hopefully, by the time the window shuts we might have one or two more in the door.”
* Gerrard was speaking to Rangers TV.