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Rangers well equipped to make big stage

By Ronnie Esplin

Published 14/03/2014

Bilel Mohsni says Rangers can win the Championship
Bilel Mohsni says Rangers can win the Championship

Bilel Mohsni believes Rangers do not need to add to their squad to win the Scottish Championship next season.

The Light Blues clinched the League One title with a 3-0 home win over Airdrieonians on Wednesday night, thanks to Lee McCulloch's first-half hat-trick which included two penalties, and preparations are already under way for next season, where one more title win will see the Ibrox club back in the top flight.

However, the Govan club's financial position remains fraught and manager Ally McCoist does not yet know if he can strengthen his squad in the summer.

Mohsni, though, believes there is enough quality at Ibrox at the moment to take them all the way to the Scottish Premiership.

The 26-year-old defender said: "I don't know if the manager will add some players, we will see. Of course, the Championship will be tougher than this league, they have some good players.

"We played Falkirk in the cup and they were quite good. So I think it will be tougher but I am quite confident we can win that league too.

"I like this team. This team is fantastic. Look at the job we did.

"If he adds some players, if there are players who can help us it will be good, if he doesn't add players it will be good too.

"With the same team we can play in the Scottish Premier League. But I'm not the manager."

Meanwhile, the Rangers fans' group, The Union of Fans, will distribute 30,000 blue cards ahead of the visit of Dunfermline tomorrow for a display in support of former director Dave King, who is looking to affect boardroom change at Rangers.

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