Lee Wallace comments on Tottenham trip

Rangers defender Lee Wallace can't wait to face Spurs in an upcoming friendly with the Premier League giants.

Speaking to The Scotsman, Rangers captain Lee Wallace has revealed that he is relishing the chance to face Tottenham Hotspur in a friendly later this month.

With a Scottish Cup final at Hampden Park on the horizon, the Scottish Championship winners head down South for a behind-closed-doors contest with a Spurs XI in order to stay sharp for their clash with Hibernian on May 21.

Rangers dominated Scotland's tier but endured some poor end-of-season form, and with such a long break between their final league game and the showpiece with Hibs, it was suggested that Mark Warburton's side need a match against quality opposition to avoid rust.

And skipper Wallace is certainly looking forward to the clash, which will be played at Tottenham's Enfield base.

"We had a few days off to recharge our batteries and get ourselves mentally ready. Then we have a tough game down at Spurs. It’s going to be a great experience playing down there against top players," he told The Scotsman.

“The manager has good links with their manager and that will be a good game before the cup final. The week after that is a normal week.

“We were looking forward to the short rest because certain players have played for longer than most. It’s good to get that rest then we will get back to business."

Spurs sit second in the Premier League table after missing out on the title this season, though it remains to be seen how many - if any - of their big names will be selected to face the Gers.

Victory at Hampden will be Rangers' third trophy this season, having already clinched the Petrofac Training Cup last month with a 4-0 demolition of Peterhead at the national stadium.

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