• Gerrard: ‘I have every confidence and belief in the players’
• Rangers face FK Shkupi of Macedonia in qualifying tie
Steven Gerrard views the fevered anticipation of his first season as Rangers manager as a challenge to his players.
The scale of the excitement will again be visible on Thursday, when a capacity 50,000 crowd attends his first competitive match. The fact it is a Europa League qualifying tie against little-known FK Shkupi of Macedonia does not seem to matter.