Rangers defender Rob Kiernan suggests he enjoyed the international break

Rob Kiernan joined Scottish Championship side Rangers in the summer transfer window.

Rangers defender Rob Kiernan has explained to The Scottish Sun why he enjoyed the international break.

“It was nice to be able to recharge and relax for a bit,” the 24-year-old told The Scottish Sun when asked how he spent the international break.

“It’s different to what I’ve been used to at previous clubs, but it’s a pressure we all thrive on as well.”

Kiernan joined Rangers from English League One club Wigan Athletic in the summer of 2015.

The former Republic of Ireland Under-21 international has been impressive for the Gers so far this season and has established himself as a key member of Mark Warburton’s team.

Pressure is huge on the Rangers players to achieve automatic promotion to the Scottish Premiership at the end of the season, and the international break will have done them good.

The Gers have been playing well this campaign and are firm favourites to win the Scottish Championship title.

The Glasgow outfit are at the top of the league table at the moment with 27 points from nine matches, as many as nine points clear of second-place Raith Rovers.

Rangers will take on Queens of the South at Ibrox in the Scottish Championship later today.

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