Spanish officials confirm the number of Rangers fans they expect to see in Seville
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Spanish police put number on amount of Rangers fans expected in Seville

The Spanish police are expecting 150k football fans to descend on Seville as Rangers take on Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League Final.

BBC Scotland journalist Chris McLaughlin made the claim on Twitter after contacting police in the country.

Tens of thousands Rangers fans are already spread out across the continent as they make their way to the Spanish city to see their team contest for a major European trophy.

Rangers have a notoriously passionate travelling support and Frankfurt fans also have a stellar reputation for bringing large numbers when their side competes in Europe.

According to The BBC, the Spanish authorities are expecting 100k Rangers fans to make the trip and 50k Eintracht Frankfurt supporters, meaning the Gers will outnumber their German rivals two to one.

100k Rangers fans heading to Seville for Europa League Final

The Scottish border police had already confirmed that this will be “the largest gathering Seville has ever seen” in a tweet last week.

It promises to be aN historic affair and after spending years climbing back up the Scottish football pyramid and wrestling back the title to win 55 it’s a remarkable achievement for Rangers.

The Ibrox side were the last Scottish team to play in a major European Final when they were beaten by Zenit St Petersburg in the UEFA Cup Final in Manchester 08.

Given the discrepancy in finances many fans would never have dreamed of another major European final so soon and the Rangers support is travelling in huge numbers to Seville to celebrate.

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History beckons for Giovanni van Bronckhorst and his Rangers team with it all to play for against Eintracht Frankfurt in a showpiece Europa League Final.

Rangers also have a message for supporters ahead of the game as they urge fans to behave themselves with the help of a series of club legends.

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