Mark Warburton claims he's amazed when people say this about Ibrox side Rangers

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Rangers boss Mark Warburton has done a wonderful job during his first season at Ibrox.

Mark Warburton has admitted to the Glasgow Evening Times that he is flattered by the rumours linking him with other clubs.

Warburton has been tipped to be a potential candidate to take over at numerous English clubs this season, due to the success he has had enjoyed since taking over at Ibrox.

Warburton has guided the Glasgow club to the Scottish Championship title, and he has also taken them into the Scottish Cup final.

However, the 53-year-old manager insists that even though he is pleased to hear his name linked with top jobs he feels that he is already at a huge club.

“It is a fantastic club. It is always flattering when you are linked with jobs,” he admitted.

“There are a lot of really good people who are out of work, so you are never, ever going to disrespect that fact.

“Being linked is very flattering but this is a huge club. I am amazed when people talk about Rangers as a small time club.

“You saw [on Sunday] how big this club is. The support, 50,000 at home games, we play Alloa on Saturday with another 50,000 sell out. It is quite incredible.

“They have come through four, five years of really tough times so they are desperate for success now, they are backing us and supporting the team.

“It is a huge club, a great place to be, and we have got a chance now, if we can beat Hibs, of the Europa league and European football, which is a fantastic plus for any player or manager.”

It would surely have to take a very appealing offer for Warburton to even consider leaving Rangers, given the exciting project he is building.

The Light Blues have raised excitement ahead of next campaign, by beating Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-final on penalties.

Rangers will return to the top flight for the first time since 2012 next year, and it would be a major disappointment and shock if Warburton was not at the helm for that campaign.

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