Rangers manager do not fear Celtic ahead of the Scottish Cup game

Rangers manager, Mark Warburton has stated that his side does not fear Celtic for the Scottish Cup semi-final game.

The manager believes that this is one of the greatest derbies in the world and that the players are motivated to give their best performance.

Warburton has full confidence that his players will be able to handle the pressure that comes with these kinds of games and expects his players to be ready for it. The Rangers manager told the media that they have well prepared for the match and that each player knows which part he has to play on the pitch.

The last time Rangers played Celtic in the League Cup; they were well beaten by their rival but this time, it appears that Rangers have made considerable progress. Statistics are here to prove that this game might be the most competitive ever since Rangers were relegated.

However, Mark Warburton does not want to sound foolish and admit that Celtic are the clear favorite to win this game. He stated that Rangers are still a Championship side and that they will have to give everything if they want to get a result against Celtic.

He recognizes that his players have been consistent during the season and that they have played well and developed into a very good team. He told the media that Rangers do not fear anyone and that they will be ready for a fight in order to book their place in the final.

Even Ronny Deila, the Celtic manager is expecting a more competitive match than in the past. Asked whether the gap between Rangers and Celtic is still the same, he said that it has closed and that on Sunday we will see how much Rangers have progressed.