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As Philippe Clement stole the headlines from Rangers’ weekend win over Hibs, the return of Todd Cantwell from injury has been somewhat understated.

Belgian boss Clement was making his Ibrox managerial debut over the weekend and saw his charges kickstart a new era in Glasgow with a thumping 4-0 victory.

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Whilst no-one is getting carried away just yet there were plenty of things to be positive about as a sense of identity immediately returned to a Rangers team bereft of ideas and confidence.

An Abdallah Sima double and goals from Nicolas Raskin and Cyriel Dessers were the talk of the day, but Todd Cantwell getting off the bench v Hibs represents a major boost for Rangers.

It’s no surprise that the absence of the former Norwich City midfielder – who was once considered amongst the Premier League’s brightest young talents – has coincided with a downturn in results

Since joining in January, Todd Cantwell has gone on to cement himself in the Rangers team and as a firm fan favourite in the hearts and minds of fans.

But like the rest of the squad this season the 25-year-old has struggled to impose himself on the Rangers team as a disconnect grew between the previous management, the players and the fans.

Returning from a lengthy injury lay-off which saw Todd Cantwell missing since that infamous Old Firm defeat in September, a first sighting of the midfielder in over six weeks in the win over Hibs is a major boost to Rangers at this point of the season.

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As Philippe Clement looks to get his Rangers team back in fine working order, the presence of the talented Todd Cantwell is most certainly a welcome sight.

The attacking midfielder even registered an assist in the win over Hibs, sliding a no-look pass through for Cyriel Dessers to round off the scoring.

In the weeks and months to come don’t bet against Todd becoming the main story of the game on matchdays and not just an albeit positive subplot either.

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