Hibernian’s James Keatings confident of catching Rangers

Rangers and Hibernian are fighting for the Scottish Championship title this season.

Hibernian striker James Keatings has told The Daily Mail that he is confident that his side will be able to catch Rangers.

Rangers are at the top of the Scottish Championship table at the moment with 36 points from 13 matches, five points clear of second-place Hibernian.

“We are winning week in, week out and I believed we could catch Rangers even when they were 11 points in front of us," the 23-year-old former Celtic prospect told The Daily Mail.

“I fully believe 100 per cent now that we can do it. We have confidence and momentum. Playing at a club like Hibs, you have pressure on you every week to win every game and that is our aim — that is what our manager wants to do.

“At the moment, we believe that we can win every game. We have a good dressing room with a lot of characters and we all believe in each other. We are in this together.”

Keatings appear to be supremely confident about Hibernian’s chances of winning the Scottish Championship and gaining automatic promotion to the Scottish Premiership at the end of the season.

With the gap between Rangers and Hibs being just five points at the moment, no one can blame the former Heart of Midlothian striker for being so confident.

However, it has to be said that it is the Gers who hold the uppe hand in the Scottish Championship title race.

Rangers have the best squad in the division and have suffered just one defeat in the league so far this season - it was against Hibs.

It is Rangers’ title to lose.

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