Rob Kiernan has message for Rangers fans

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The 24-year old has been a vital component of Rangers' storming start to the season.

Rangers defender Rob Kiernan has praised the club's support and has emphasised its importance in the team achieving their aims this season.

The former Republic of Ireland U21 international was taking part in an ‘On the Spot’ Q&A session on the club’s official website when he was asked for his take on the Rangers fans.

“Unbelievable, the support has been brilliant and I'd just like to say, on behalf of all the new lads, we've felt welcome and we're all in the same boat here,” said the former Wigan Athletic man.

“We know what we want to do and what our targets are so we need the fans, we need everyone, to be on the same page.

"There are going to be dips but as long as we are together and we know what our target is at the end of the season then we'll be fine."

Support for their side will not be a big ask if the latest Rangers performances are anything to go by.

Last Saturday saw Mark Warburton’s team record their fourth five-goal haul in just eight competitive matches so far this season.

Kiernan has been instrumental alongside centre-back partner Danny Wilson and full-backs James Tavernier and Lee Wallace in ensuring that the right style of football is initiated from the back.

The likes of Nathan Oduwa, Barrie McKay and Martyn Waghorn have been taking the plaudits for their exciting displays, but it’s the defensive foundation that allows it to happen.

Warburton’s philosophy also extends to ball-playing ‘keeper Wes Foderingham, and being comfortable in possession is now a pre-requisite for any would-be Rangers first-teamer.

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