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29 July 2018

Team news from Ibrox where Latics face Rangers in their final pre-season friendly before the Sky Bet Championship campaign kicks-off.

  • Team News: Rangers v Wigan Athletic
  • Callum McManaman starts for Latics at Rangers.
  • Kal Naismith also starts against former club in pre-season friendly.

Callum McManaman makes his first starts for Latics since returning to the club from Sunderland, Kal Naismith starts against his boyhood club and Darron Gibson, who has been training with the club, continues to feature.

Naismith, Gibson, McManaman and Vaughan all come in, replacing James Perch, Max Power, Gavin Massey and Will Grigg from the midweek draw against Chesterfield FC.

Nathan Byrne remains sidelined due to a minor pre-season injury. Gavin Massey travelled but misses out due to illness.

Latics: Walton; James, Burn, Dunkley, Naismith; Morsy (Capt), Gibson, McManaman, Powell, Jacobs; Vaughan.
Subs: Jones, Bruce, Power, Walker, Grigg, Roberts, Da Silva Lopes, Flores, Evans.

Rangers: Alnwick; Tavernier (Capt), Bradley, Goldson, Halliday, McCrorie, Docherty, Ejaria, Candeias, Middleton, Morelos.
Subs: Foderingham, Murphy, Kent, Coulibaly, Arfield, Rudden, Sadiq.

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