MYLES Beerman, the 18-year-old Maltese left-back who looks set to make the Rangers starting line-up against Celtic on Sunday, last night insisted his understrength side is capable of ending their opponents’ undefeated domestic record this season.

Beerman started the last three matches for the club due to captain Lee Wallace’s absence through injury and is likely to retain his place in the William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden this weekend.

It will be a tall order for Beerman and David Bates, the 20-year-old centre half who has also covered for the injured Clint Hill, to repel a forward line that has scored nine times against them in four meetings so far in the 2016/17 campaign.

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“I would love to be involved in such a massive game,” he said. “I was at Hampden to watch the last Old Firm semi-final [in the Betfred Cup]. It was incredible and the fans were impressive.”