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Old Firm duel will show how far Rangers have come, says Murty

By Adam McKendry

Rangers boss Graeme Murty believes his side are going to discover how good they really are in tomorrow’s Old Firm derby at Ibrox (kick-off 12 noon).

Gers are on a run of six consecutive wins, in which they’ve found a purple patch in front of net having scored 23 goals, and confidence hasn’t been this high for a long time.

The run has seen them close the gap to rivals Celtic at the top of the table to just six points, albeit having played a game more, with tomorrow’s clash taking on huge significance.

However, Murty thinks this will be a real test of how much they’ve really improved.

“We are going to find out but I think we are stronger than we were,” the Rangers boss claimed.

“I think people would acknowledge that. We are a different kind of team and I would say our people in form are capable of causing anyone a problem.

“This is the biggest test we currently have and we have got a group of players who are really positive, really hungry and desperate to do well, which is a great thing.

“This is the first time people are talking about the game, which is a real positive to me in how far we have come as a football club and a squad, and it will be a really good marker along our journey into the place we want to be and the team we want to be.”

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