Kilmarnock's David Syme admits desire to play at Ibrox ahead of Rangers clash

Kilmarnock's David Syme has admitted that he wants to play at Ibrox today.

Kilmarnock defender David Syme has told The Scottish Sun that playing against Rangers at Ibrox today would be a 'dream come true'.

Killie, managed by former Rangers hero Lee McCulloch, travel to Ibrox this afternoon to face Rangers in the Scottish Cup, and Syme may well be involved.

The 18-year-old centre back, who can also play at right back, has played six games this season, and featured from the start in Kilmarnock's last game against Hamilton Academical, which ended in a 1-0 defeat.

Syme is well in contention to face Rangers today having forced his way into the Kilmarnock side of late, and playing at Ibrox would fulfil a dream for the Scottish defender, having come from a family of Rangers fans.

The teenager has told The Scottish Sun that he used to go and watch Rangers, and admired the likes of Kris Boyd and Nacho Novo during his time supporting the Ibrox club.

Syme has admitted that if he does play this afternoon, it will be a dream come true for him, but also revealed that his friends joke with him because he has now grown out of supporting Rangers, and wants to beat Mark Warburton's men this afternoon to gain bragging rights.

"If I do play in the Scottish Cup game it’s going to be a dream come true after growing up around Rangers fans," said Syme. "I was never an Ibrox season ticket holder but some of my family were. I went to a few of their games when I was younger. I joined Kilmarnock at Under-10s so I’ve always liked them and Rangers."

"But my mates are raging I’ve grown out of Rangers now. If we were to beat them it would give me the bragging rights," he added.

Will Kilmarnock beat Rangers this afternoon?

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