Rangers continued impressive performances in the Europa League have seen the Gers climb in the latest UEFA coefficient rankings.
The Gers have qualified for the group stages for the second season in a row as Steven Gerrard’s side have impressed against sides from across the continent.
After reaching the groups this season following Alfredo Morelos’ last-minute winner of Legia Warsaw in the playoffs, the Gers are climbed fifteen places from 206th to 191st.
The Gers should make a considerable jump next season when the points for the current campaign are also added, going from 5.25 points to at least 10.25.
With Rangers building an impressive haul of points it will directly impact their seeding in future seasons and, in theory, give them easier draws in qualifying.
Rangers’ results have also helped Scotland climb to 19th in the overall nation rankings with further success helping gain later entry into the Europa League and Champions League – and add additional spaces for Scottish clubs.
As talks continue over a massive revamp of continental club competition, Rangers adding to the overall points couldn’t come at a better time with the prospect of smaller nations being frozen out of competing in the Champions League a possibility in the future.