Winger's return an Aberdeen boost ahead of Rangers game says Pittodrie boss McInnes

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes is hoping the return of Scott Wright from a hernia injury can help his shot-shy side after a frustrating goalless draw with Dundee United.

Scott Wright suffered a knee ligament injury last season but his return from his latest lay-off will lift Aberdeen says Derek McInnes
Scott Wright suffered a knee ligament injury last season but his return from his latest lay-off will lift Aberdeen says Derek McInnes

The Dons looked dangerous in a strong first-half performance but struggled to work Benjamin Siegrist in the visitors' goal, while former Aberdeen striker Lawrence Shankland had the best of the chances to break the deadlock.

The spark Wright can provide has been missed in recent weeks and McInnes was pleased to see him return as a second-half substitute, commenting: "He was outstanding in training to the point where we considered putting him in.

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"It was good to get him back on the pitch. He'll have to have a really good week to get him as right as he can be for Rangers next Sunday, but hopefully he takes confidence from getting on. Hopefully he can pick up where he left off and be an important player for us.

"Him being back is a big boost for us.”

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