Rob Kiernan comments on playing alongside Danny Wilson for Rangers

Kiernan is hoping to play alongside Wilson for Rangers.

Speaking to the Daily Record, Rob Kiernan admitted that he wants to play alongside Danny Wilson in the Rangers defence, believing they will make a strong partnership.

The centre-half said: “Danny is a great player. I have seen him play and we have a similar approach. He always looks to play out from the back and we could form a nice partnership if we both do play. I don’t expect to walk into the team but if we played together it would be good.”

These are pleasing words to hear from Kiernan, who sounds excited to get working with Wilson following their joint arrivals at Ibrox.

Wilson, a former Rangers player, moved back to the Gers on a free transfer, whilst Kiernan moved from League One side Wigan following their relegation from the Championship.

They are both players with a proven pedigree, having both appeared in the Scottish Premiership before, and will vastly improve the Rangers first-team.

Defensive issues were one of the main weaknesses on show last term, especially in the central areas, and making Wilson and Kiernan the first two arrivals of Mark Warburton’s era was a wise move.

Individually they are undoubtedly two of the best defenders in the Championship, and should they form a fluid partnership at the heart of the back-line, Rangers will go a long way towards securing promotion to the top flight.

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