The battle for domestic supremacy may be Rangers´ priority this season but manager Walter Smith has urged his players to keep their outstanding run going in the Champions League as well.

The Clydesdale Bank Premier League trophy remains the ultimate prize in what looks set to be one of the closest races for years. However, a better than expected start to the Champions League means hopes are also high that Rangers can also enjoy a lengthy run in Europe´s premier competition this term.

Smith said: "To be honest, we have placed our focus on the domestic front because it would be natural to be successful on that front first and foremost. But everyone knows the importance of the Champions League for finance and prestige so we can´t split them. We just try to do as well as we can."

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