Danny Wilson warns Rangers fans

Rangers are set for a Scottish Premiership adventure, but Danny Wilson warns improvements are still needed.

Speaking to the club's official website, Rangers defender Danny Wilson has suggested that supporters shouldn't get carried away by their excellent season, insisting a gap still exists between the Gers and top-flight quality.

Rangers, who dominated the Scottish Championship this season en route to the title, are set for a top-flight adventure next season - their first since being demoted back in 2012.

It has been a wonderful first season in charge for manager Mark Warburton, whose side are now preparing to face Hibernian in a Scottish Cup final at Hampden Park on May 21, having eliminated Premiership champions elect Celtic in the previous round.

By virtue of their scalp over the Hoops, and of course their quarter-final win over Dundee, it has been suggested that Rangers are already well equipped to challenge Celtic in the big time next term.

But defender Wilson has insisted that is not the case just yet, stressing that reinforcements are still needed before Rangers can reach the very top of Scottish football once more.

“With the step up in league, there will obviously be a step-up in the quality of opposition player. With ourselves and Hibs both getting to the Scottish Cup final however, it shows there is not too much of a gap there for us to make up," he said to Rangers' website.

“There is a gap, of course, and we will need to make that up against the better players we will be playing against week-in, week-out next year and be ready for.

“We have had a couple of games against teams from the top league in our cup run, and fared fairly well against them."


From a fans' perspective, it would be easy to get carried away with the club's excellent season. Beating Celtic in a one-off game is much different to challenging them over the course of a nine-month season, and Warburton will be aware of that with his recruitment drive this summer.

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