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Danny Wilson explains what about life at Rangers means it will be no struggle to step up a division

Rangers' Danny Wilson (R) in action with Burnley's George Boyd

The Gers defender says the high standard and demands at Ibrox will stand him and the club in good stead this season.

Rangers' Danny Wilson (R) in action with Burnley's George Boyd

Rangers defender Danny Wilson has told the club's official website that he and the club will not have any trouble adapting to life in the Scottish Premiership because of the high demands of life at Ibrox.

The Gers return to the top flight after a four-year absence this season after winning promotion as undoubtedly the best team in the Championship last season.

There has been much debate about how the Glasgow club will fare on their return, but Mark Warburton has done some impressive business in the transfer market so far to prepare his side.

Burnley's Joey Barton

Former England midfielder Joey Barton and ex-Croatia star Niko Kranjcar are amongst the high-profile names to have made the move north of the border.

Wilson, who has now won the Scottish Championship title in each of the last two years after achieving the feat with Hearts prior to last season's success with Rangers, is not afraid of the challenges that lie in store.

The former Liverpool man believes that there is a fundamental difference in pressure and standard between playing for Rangers and playing for any other Championship side, one that will ease their transition to life back in the top division.

Rangers' Danny Wilson (R) in action with St Mirren's Steven Thompson

The 24-year-old told the Gers website: "There’s a difference between playing in the Championship and playing in the Championship for Rangers. The demands are so high and going up.

"We won’t be expected to go up there just to survive as we are a club that should never be doing that. We are going up there to challenge and it’s up to us to meet the standards and I am confident I can do it, and I am confident my teammates can do it."

Rangers fans will certainly feel that they have reason to be optimistic of challenging Celtic for the title next term after the positive moves made by the club so far this summer.

The Gers have strengthened virtually every area of the pitch already, and confidence must surely be high at Ibrox.

Rangers' Danny Wilson (R) celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates

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