DANNY WILSON knows few people will give Rangers a chance of leaving Parkhead with a positive result on Saturday.

But the Light Blues defender insists Graeme Murty’s side have belief in themselves that they can emerge unscathed from the second Old Firm showdown of the campaign.

Celtic have won six of the last seven derby fixtures since Rangers returned to the top flight and are huge favourites to continue that formidable form this weekend.

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Murty achieved what Mark Warburton and Pedro Caixinha couldn’t when he inspired his side to a draw in his final game as interim boss back in March.

And Wilson hopes the Gers can prove their doubters wrong once again as they prepare for a huge Premiership clash.

He said: "I think togetherness is going to be massive. You look at the game last season when we went there and got a point, we had to keep ourselves in the game as long as we could and eventually got the late goal.

“I think it is going to be important for us to stick together and play as a team. If we go there and we are not at it, it's going to be a long day for us.

"Outwith ourselves I don't think a lot of people will be expecting us to go there and get the win. We know what we are about and we know what we have to try and do.

“We've got this game out of the way and we have to concentrate on Saturday now.

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“We won't go there just to make up the numbers, we are going there to impose what we can do on the game."

It was Wilson’s defensive partner Clint Hill that got the crucial goal for Rangers earlier in the year as he cancelled out Stuart Armstrong’s opener with a dramatic late equaliser.

Murty handed over the reins to Caixinha following the derby duel but now finds himself back in the dugout after being appointed as manager until the end of the season.

Wilson was on the score sheet for the third time in six games as he and Alfredo Morelos netted in the 2-0 win over Motherwell on Wednesday night.

Now he is determined to help Murty’s side end the year on a high note as attentions turn to the Celtic clash.

Wilson said: “He put his trust in us like he does now. He set us up in the way we wanted to play where we felt we could affect them and we kept ourselves in the game for a long period that day and managed to get a point.

“So I am sure he will have a game plan and we will have to try and implement it because we are the players who will have to go out there and do it.

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“He's the manager who sets us up but if we don't apply ourselves it won't be enough, so we have to go into this game fully prepared and ready for it."

Rangers will make the trip across Glasgow 11 points adrift of Brendan Rodgers’ side in the top flight standings after another mixed run of results in recent weeks.

Celtic have recovered from the defeat to Hearts that ended their 69-game unbeaten run by seeing off Partick Thistle, Aberdeen and Dundee.

And Wilson won’t read too much into the Jambos’ performance as Murty looks to devise his own blueprint to halt the Hoops in their tracks.

He said: "We've seen the game. I am not sure if we will go about it in the same way.

“They found a way to beat them. I think Celtic were off the pace that day, there's no doubt about it and Hearts managed to capitalise. We will go in with a game plan and if they are not at it, we will need to make sure we are.

"They played the game at Tynecastle and that's a tighter pitch and they were maybe able to do that.

“We have to be respectful of the fact we are going to Celtic Park which is a big pitch and we will have to have a game plan there."