By Dominic Toner

Rangers manager Mark Warburton believes that Lee Wallace will continue to develop as the club’s captain.

The Scotland international is a constant presence in the Gers defence and has been with the club since 2011.

Wallace, 29, is the club’s first-choice left-back and has made 16 appearances this season in all competitions, scoring one goal in the process.

Warburton claims that Wallace will keep improving as a captain and has been a great player for the club.

“As always we hope very much that his (Wallace) form, his work rate, his application is recognised on the international stage,” Warburton said, as quoted by the club’s official website. “That’s what we hope; he’s been a magnificent skipper for Rangers and he will get better and better in that capacity I have no doubts.”

Wallace played a major role in the club’s promotion from the Scottish Championship last season and made 50 appearances in all competitions, scoring nine goals and supplying 13 assists.

The adventurous defender is the only consistent name in the club’s backline this season, with Warburton still trying to settle on his best back four.

Rangers have made a decent start to their Scottish Premiership game and are currently second-placed in the league, but are already nine points adrift of league leaders and Old Firm rivals Celtic.

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