Lee Wallace wants to be part of Rangers squad that wins Scottish Premiership title and returns to the Champions League

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Mark Warburton's men will return to the top flight next season after winning the Scottish Championship title.

Lee Wallace has suggested to Rangers' official website that he wants to be a part of the Gers squad that not only gets back to the summit of the Scottish game but also makes a return to the Champions League in the future.

The 28-year-old is one of the few players in club's current squad that has been at Ibrox throughout their journey from the bottom tier all the way to the Scottish Championship title.

And ahead of their return to the Scottish Premiership, Wallace has insisted that simply getting back to the top flight should not be the end of the journey for the Light Blues.

"Having won the Petrofac Cup it would be nice to win every honour in Scotland with Rangers but I've always tried to maintain that the most important thing is how the team is evolving and moving forward," he told the club's official website.

"We're making the small steps but it will be hugely satisfying if I can be part of a team that, from being where we were at that first game at Brechin in the Ramsdens Cup, can return to the Champions League group stages and lift top flight trophies again."

After getting the better of Celtic in the Scottish Cup - as well as Kilmarnock and Dundee in previous rounds of the same competition - many supporters would be forgiven for thinking that Mark Warburton's men will instantly be among the favourites to challenge the Hoops next year.

However, as Wallace probably knows all too well, being considered one of the strongest teams in the division does not necessarily mean that they will be successful as they proved in the Championship last season when they found themselves a considerable distance behind Hearts and subsequently failed to get promoted through the play-offs.

But with several changes being made to the set-up - including the manager and a number of the players - the Light Blues may feel much more confident that while the journey is still ongoing, the conclusion that Wallace is hoping for may not be too far away. 

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