Former Rangers hero makes huge claim about club's potential this season

Michael Mols says there is no reason why the Gers cannot win a hat-trick of trophies over the next three months.

Former Rangers goalscoring hero Michael Mols has made a big claim about just how successful a season the club can have this term, telling the Gers official website that a trophy treble is a realistic target.

Mark Warburton's side look to be running away with the Scottish Championship title, sitting 14 points clear of a faltering Hibernian after the Glasgow club beat Raith Rovers 2-0 whilst their nearest competitors went down 1-0 at Queen of the South on Tuesday night.

Next up for the Gers is a Scottish Cup quarter-final clash with Premier League side Dundee, whilst they have already booked their place in the final of the Challenge Cup against Scottish League One Peterhead next month.

Former Netherlands striker Mols, who scored 48 goals in 147 games for the club between 1999 and 2004, is adamant that there is no reason why Rangers cannot take home all three trophies before the end of the season.

The 45-year-old told "It is in the DNA of the club to win trophies; a club like Rangers always plays for the prizes, championships and the cups.

"If you see the club’s history they have won so many prizes, so hopefully they can continue that and this season do it again. Why couldn’t Rangers win a double or a treble this season? It’s still football and you always have surprises, especially in the cup and they are on such a good run in the league.”

"It all depends on Saturday and it is a 50/50 game. Dundee are still a Premiership club, but on the other hand Rangers are playing at home and will have the support of the crowd, and they can do some magic stuff."

Mols knows a thing or two about winning trebles, having helped Rangers to win the SPL, Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup titles in his penultimate season at the club.

He ended his spell in Glasgow with a six-trophy haul, and is backing the club to return to the glory days sooner rather than later.

With just nine matches of the league season remaining, Rangers' 14-point lead in the Scottish Championship looks unassailable, but Premier League Dundee will be a sterner test when the two sides face off at Ibrox on Saturday.

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