Kyle Hutton raves about Mark Warburton after returning to Ibrox this weekend

Former Rangers midfielder Kyle Hutton has been impressed with Mark Warburton.

Queen of the South midfielder Kyle Hutton has told The Herald that he has been impressed with Rangers manager Mark Warburton.

Hutton, 24, left Rangers over the summer and joined Queen of the South, meaning Saturday was his first return to Ibrox since leaving just months ago.

The former Ibrox prospect almost had the last laugh, as Derek Lyle put The Doonhamers in front before half time, leaving Rangers with a 1-0 deficit to overturn.

However, second half goals from Jason Holt and Martyn Waghorn did finally hand Rangers all three points in a 2-1 victory, keeping up their 100% winning record in the Scottish Championship this season.

Warburton's exploits have earned plenty of plaudits, and now Hutton has joined in, telling The Herald that the Rangers boss has totally changed the attitude and the style of football at Ibrox - and the fans are responding with better support than last season.

"Mark Warburton has come in and brought an attacking style and that’s what the fans want to see," said Hutton. "They want to see boys left up the park, wingers taking their man on and creating chances. That’s what they are getting, so that’s why they’re happy."

"I remember the times we would go in at half-time 1-0 down and all hell would break loose. Obviously, it wasn’t like that at all on Saturday. That is coming from the style of football the manager is trying to play. People are buying into that. If they do go in at 1-0 down, they are not that bothered because they know they will come out and have a right go in the second half."

"Overall, I think it is the whole style of football he is trying to play that is getting the fans behind him. They have won all of their games so far and are looking well," he added.

With 30 points from ten games, Rangers have already opened up a nine point lead at the top of the Scottish Championship, and it seems that promotion is already waiting for them - and much of that is down to the impact of Warburton, who has revitalised Rangers during his short spell at the club so far.

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