Rangers 2019 pre-season: Friendlies, transfers, rumours & Scottish Premiership fixtures

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Here is your complete guide to the Gers' 2019-20 pre-season and matches, dates, venues and all you need to know about their summer

Rangers have yet to finalise their plans for the summer, with Steven Gerrard's side eager to win the silverware in 2019-20 that eluded them this term.

Their primary goal is to block Celtic winning a record-equalling nine league titles in succession, though having finished second and having twice beaten their great rivals in the league this season, they appear stronger than they have at any point since they were demoted to League Two in 2012.

Here is your complete guide to Ranger's 2019-20 pre-season and Scottish Premiership fixtures, with dates, venues and all you need to know about their summer preparations.

Rangers pre-season fixtures

Rangers have yet to announce any plans for pre-season friendlies ahead of the 2019-20 season, though with Steven Gerrard's men involved in the first qualifying round of the Europa League, which will be played on July 11 and 25, time is likely to be limited for such encounters.

Rangers 2019-20 transfer activity

Steven Gerrard Rangers Jordan Jones Kilmarnock 2018-19

Steven Gerrard has indicated that he wants to strengthen his squad in order for them to be able to more successfully compete with Celtic. Increasing the depth of his options is likely to be the focus, but there will also be a desire to strengthen the defence.

Aberdeen attacker Greg Stewart is expected to seal a move to the club, while Gerrard is pushing to ensure Ryan Kent can extend his loan spell from Liverpool. Meanwhile, the Gers are closely following Oldham's George Edmundson.

Jake Hastie and Jordan Jones have already agreed pre-contract deals with the Glasgow outfit, arriving from Motherwell and Kilmarnock respectively.

The Liverpool legend will also be eager to ensure that there is no exodus of players during the summer. Alfredo Morelos continues to be linked with a move away from Ibrox, though Gerrard has insisted that no feasible offer has been tabled for the Colombia international, while midfielder Scott Arfield has been the subject of Premier League interest.

Transfer activity in

Position Player Transferred from Fee Date
LW Jordan Jones Kilmarnock n/a July 1
LW Jake Hastie Motherwell n/a July 1
CF Eduardo Herrera Necaxa loan end Jun 30

Transfer activity out

Position Player Transferred to Fee Date
CM Lassana Coulibaly Angers loan end Jun 30

Rangers 2019-20 Scottish Premiership fixtures

Rangers' quest to dethrone Celtic from the top of the Scottish Premiership table will begin on Saturday, August 3.

Steven Gerrard's men will discover where they are playing on that date on Friday, June 21, when the fixture lists for all four Scottish senior leagues are unveiled.

By that point, Rangers will hope to have won through two qualifying matches in the Europa League. Should they progress as far as the group stage like last season, they will play every Thursday between July 11 and August 29, making for a hectic start to the season.

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Participation in Europe means that Rangers are excused from the group stages of the League Cup, which they will enter in the second round. 

Meanwhile, like all Premiership sides, they will enter the Scottish Cup in the fourth round, which will take place in January.