Edgar Davids speaks on Rangers' promotion

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Rangers will be back in the Scottish Premiership after cruising to the Scottish Championship title.

Quoted by Herald Scotland, Dutch football legend Edgar Davids has welcomed Rangers' return to the big time, insisting he is "delighted" for them.

The Glasgow giants are 13 points clear at the summit of the Scottish Championship in what has been a momentous season for Mark Warburton's side which might yet yield a domestic treble.

Next season, Rangers will compete in the first tier of Scottish football for the first time since 2012, ensuring Old Firm rivals Celtic will have some company throughout the 2016-17 season.

As a whole, Rangers' return is perhaps positive for Scottish football - a notion which Davids certainly agrees with, stating that it puts Scotland back on the map.

“Sometimes I watch the games and I saw one glimpse that Rangers are going to be up in the top league again, so I was happy and delighted for them," the legendary Dutchman said via Herald Scotland.

"They are a big club. It also helps Celtic that they are back. You want those matches. They put the spotlight back on Scottish football.

“Even if they don’t want to admit it, I think the fans of all the other clubs will be happy. They’ll want them there and they’ll want to beat them. They’ll want to show that they are better than them.”

 

Yep, it has been a wonderful last nine months or so for Rangers - and it's far from finished.

 

Having also won the Petrofac Cup this season, Rangers have a Scottish Cup final with Hibernian to look forward to after eliminating bitter rivals Celtic in the previous round, on penalties no less.

 

It was an epic 120 minutes which proved that Warburton's troops are much closer to their Old Firm neighbours than first imagined, and next season already promises fireworks. 

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