Mark Warburton warns Shay Logan

Rangers FC - Ibrox

Rangers boss Mark Warburton hits back at claims made by Aberdeen defender Shay Logan regarding the Scottish Premiership.

Quoted by The Glasgow Evening Times, Rangers boss Mark Warburton has warned Aberdeen defender Shay Logan that he will be shocked how good his side are in the Scottish Premiership next term.

Rangers are set for a top-flight return next season after well and truly dominating the Scottish Championship, with the Gers 13 points clear of second-placed Falkirk - after losing their last two league outings.

By virtue of the fact they beat Scottish Premiership champions elect Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-final, it has been suggested that Rangers could well pick up where they left off following their demotion in 2012 and challenge for top-flight titles.

Logan, who played under Warburton at Brentford, warned his former coach that he could be shocked over the quality of the opposition in the Premiership (the Daily Record), but the 53-year-old says that the Dons defender could well be shocked for another reason.

“I know Shay really well. Tell Shay I am not surprised he said that," he said via the Glasgow Evening Times. “I know him well, but there will be no lack of awareness at the higher level. Maybe it works both ways.

“Maybe he will be shocked at how good we are next season. It can go both ways. But Shay is a talented boy who has done really well at Aberdeen.

“I’m delighted he has signed a new contract under the stewardship of Derek McInnes. That will be one of many tough tests we have next year. But we look forward to those games."

Rangers conclude their league season this afternoon by facing St Mirren away.

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