Ryan Jack faced the media alongside Rangers’ assistant manager, Gary McAllister, on Friday afternoon.

Jack would have been as disappointed as anyone with Wednesday night’s result, as the former Aberdeen captain looked to get one over on his old side.

Jack made nearly 200 league appearances for The Dons and served as club captain for two seasons. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

However, he remained upbeat ahead of the Gers’ trip to face Dundee on Sunday.

‘Every time you have a blip and a bad result, you always say the same things, and that being that you need to show a reaction’, said the 26-year-old.

‘I am sure as a squad and with the mentality we have in the changing room and the leaders we have in the changing room, there is no doubt in my mind that come Sunday, we are going to be up for the game.’

Improvements made from last season

Jack was involved in both of the recent defeats to Aberdeen (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The midfielder went added that despite the midweek disappointment, he feels the squad is much stronger than last year’s.

‘Of course we have progressed, and no disrespect to previous squads. But, the quality of this squad is very high and for myself to be playing in it too, it’s been great so far.’

It’s great to see that Jack isn’t taking his opportunities for granted. He knows that with the current squad size, he needs to fight for his chances.

Jack hasn’t always been in the starting XI this season, but should get an opportunity to back up his words tomorrow. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Despite not making much of an impression on Wednesday, he looks set to start again tomorrow. Scott Arfield is completing his suspension, and Jack should continue in the centre of the park.

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