Rangers boss Mark Warburton explains what danger faces the Gers

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Rangers have started the season in exceptional form.

Warburton arrived as manager over the summer, and despite starting his Ibrox career in excellent style, he has told the Evening Times that there is still a danger that faces Rangers.

Warburton said: “The fans have been great but that’s a danger for us, they might revert to type and encourage us to hit it long. So we need to be wary off the fans losing patience and if they do that puts a lot of pressure on the young players.”

Rangers have won every Championship game so far this season, sitting pretty at the top of the league, and only losing one game in all competitions - against Premiership opposition.

However, now that performances have been so impressive, there is the sense that they will have to retain those levels so as not to disappoint the fans.

If the Gers are to start a game and go a goal behind early on, the Ibrox crowd could struggle to get behind their players, and these nerves could transfer over to the playing squad, creating even worse form.

Success breeds expectation, and these expectations may be too hard to live up to, finally ending with a potential collapse by a playing squad which is exceptionally young and filled with players with little first-team experience.

Warburton wants to see the Rangers fans continue to back their squad regardless of the situation, and if they continue to show the kind of support they have in the opening weeks of this campaign, the Gers are sure to continue playing the exceptional football that they have been.

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