RANGERS midfielder Glen Kamara has admitted his form has dropped after he was hooked at half time during their Old Firm defeat to Celtic.

The former Dundee star is preparing for Finland's Euro 2020 double-header against Greece and Italy in Tampere this week.

Kamara earned a surprise start in the weekend loss at home to Celtic, but Steven Gerrard substituted him at half-time. And the former Arsenal midfielder admitted he had few complaints.

He said: "It was the third time I've played in the Old Firm game, it was high-intensity, quick, 100 miles per hour, but it does settle down eventually, You know what to expect.

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"The substitution was a tactical change - that's what the manager told me. He wanted to go more attacking because we were 1-0 down.

"I haven't played as much this season because we have a big squad and the manager has rotated.

"But if I'm honest, I probably haven't been in my best form and I've not been as good as I thought I was last season and that's probably the reason I haven't played as much.

"At Rangers we play a possession-based game. With Finland I play in a more forward position. But I like both and I am enjoying it at Rangers. I actually didn't know how big Rangers were until I got there."

And despite being not used as much by Gerrard, Kamara insists he's improving because he's learning from the former Liverpool hero.

He said: "He's a good man-manager. He speaks to people individually and he also speaks to us as a group. You can really sense that leadership from him.

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"You can tell he was a leader on and off the pitch.

"It's great to have him as a manager. He's always giving you little tips - not just to us midfielders, but also to the strikers and the defenders. He's been there and done it, so it's great to receive that from him.

"I rate him very highly. He does the man-management side of things really well and he motivates you, but his tactics are usually spot on too.

"It's great to learn from him and I think I am starting to do things I wouldn't normally do. So he's definitely improved me."