Aberdeen will start the new Scottish Premiership after a good campaign in 2019/20, an edition that was canceled by league decision following the conditions caused by the new coronavirus pandemic. At the time of the stoppage, the team that remains led by coach Derek McInnes was in fourth place, one point from first place in the European classification. For the new sports year, Aberdeen has no major changes to its core team. Of note only the departure of Jon Gallagher, the midfielder who signed for Atlanta United of the MLS and was replaced by the experienced Jonny Hayes, champion for Celtic in the previous three years.
Glasgow Rangers :
Rangers were one of the teams hardest hit by the conclusion of the 2019/20 Premiership, as they were in contention for the title with rival Celtic and were 13 points away with one game less played. In the new season, the team led by coach Steven Gerrard is again aiming for the championship fight, having to do so made some surgical adjustments to the formation of his main team. Of the most important pieces, nobody came out, and, conversely, the Rangers secured the signing of some players, such as Leon Balogun (ex-Wigan), Jason Holt (ex-St. Johnstone) and Jonathan McLaughlin (ex-Sunderland). In the last friendly preparation games, the Rangers have shown that he continues to be in good shape, recording friendly victories against Lyon (2-0), Nice (2-0), Motherwell (4-0) and Coventry (2-0) .