RANGERS Academy forward Serge Atakayi says he is ready to keep pushing after returning from injury in last night’s Glasgow Cup match against Partick Thistle.

The 20-year-old came on as a second half substitute replacing Brandon Barker with 20 minutes of the game remaining.

It was his first appearance in over a month after a knee and hamstring injury kept him sidelined since the Crusaders game at the beginning of July.

He said:

“I’m feeling good, I am a little bit tired it has been a long time not playing so I am looking forward to keeping training and to keep pushing.”

Rangers lost the match 2-0 with Partick Thistle grabbing two late goals in the last five minutes of the match.

Atakayi added: “I am a little bit disappointed about the game. We had a lot of chances in the first half but we didn’t take our chances and they scored so we need to be more clinical when we have the chance.

“It’s a good experience for many of the boys, we have a young team so it is good and we get experience with the first team players so it is good for us.”

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