Rangers loan defender Dominic Ball has told the club's official website that he wants to become a first-choice player at Ibrox.
The 20-year-old centre back is currently on a season-long loan deal from Premier League side Tottenham, having joined Rangers alongside his fellow Spurs youngster Nathan Oduwa.
Ball was seen as cover for Rob Kiernan and Danny Wilson at centre back, but with 13 appearances this term, he has played a little more than many fans expected.
He even started in the 2-2 draw against Morton on Saturday afternoon, but the poor defensive showing from Rangers may mean that Danny Wilson comes back in his place for upcoming games.
With three impressive centre backs at his disposal, manager Mark Warburton can chop and change between Kiernan, Wilson and Ball, which is something he has already done throughout the season.
Now though, speaking to the Rangers official website, Ball has made it clear that his big aim at Rangers is to establish himself as a first-team regular before his return to Tottenham next summer.
Additionally, Ball stated that he is enjoying the competition for places between himself, Kiernan and Wilson, believing that the competitive nature at Ibrox is a good thing.
"Yes, definitely. Competition ups everyone’s game and I think it helps the team out massively," said Ball. "That is my aim, I want to be first choice defender wherever I am and I just have to keep working hard and keep performing and hopefully that is the case."