Rangers have drawn Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League knockout round play-offs and we’ve had a look at how much prize money the Gers would earn with a win over the German giants.

The Light Blues have already secured several million pounds worth of prize money from UEFA this season.

Brondby IF v Rangers FC: Group A - UEFA Europa League

Steven Gerrard was Rangers boss for over half of their Europa League Group A campaign before leaving Ibrox for Aston Villa. (Photo by Gaston Szerman/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

A hefty ten-year coefficient payment, a wedge for qualifying for the Europa League proper, performance bonuses during the group stages and rewards for finishing runners-up in Group A to progress, have brought them to a current total of over €7m (£6m) [Football Coefficient].

Naturally, there’s still plenty more prize money up for grabs over the remainder of the competition, with payments increasing after each round.


How much prize money would Rangers get for beating Dortmund?

Dortmund will enter the two-legged tie in February as massive favourites given that manager Marco Rose has superstar striker Erling Haaland at his disposal as well as household names like Marco Reus, Mats Hummels and Jude Bellingham.

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How much prize money will Rangers land if they successfully tame Dortmund star striker Erling Haaland in the Europa League? (Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)

However, if Gio van Bronckhorst’s Gers do manage to pull off a major shock, they would land €1.2m (£1m) [UEFA].

That would be a relatively insignificant amount for a club like Dortmund but for Rangers – who haven’t sold any major assets for a number of years – it would constitute a significant financial boost.

A win would take the Light Blues through to the Last 16, the same stage that they have reached in each of the past two seasons.

Naturally, Gio van Bronckhorst will be keen to improve upon his predecessor’s achievements, but this draw means he’ll have to pull off something very special to do so.

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