PEDRO CAIXINHA insists he won’t focus on the Premiership standings this season as Rangers look to move top of the table with victory over Partick Thistle.

The Light Blues head into a double header with the Jags aiming to build some momentum before the first Old Firm fixture of the campaign.

Rangers briefly occupied pole position in the top flight last term but boss Caixinha is only interested in adding more points to their tally.

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He said: “I don’t care about it. I don’t know what position we are in.

“I know the points we have and the goal difference we have, which I am not happy with. But I’m just focused on winning the next match.

“I always try to do the same thing and that is that we will focus one match at a time, so the next one is going to be most important.

“If we have a look at what we have been trying to do in the games that we have had so far, it’s important.

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“We have one principle. Focus on ourselves. We give importance to the match day as long as we win.

“I don’t care about other results as long we add three points. Focus on the details, the process and concentrate on the next match.

“We cannot live without the supporters and we need to deliver the same passion, but we need to be rational.

“Rational is believing in our process and the hard work and also where we need to improve.

“Only then can you have some consistency and being consistent on the process means we can be consistent on the results.”

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After a mixed start to the season, Rangers have taken six points from their last two matches with Ross County and Dundee.

Only time will tell what Caixinha’s side can achieve this term and the Portuguese will continue to take each match as it comes.

He said: “By the end, we will make the count. If the count allows us to celebrate we will celebrate, and we will celebrate hard. But for now I will concentrate on the match by match situation.”

A win by four goals over the Jags would be enough to take Rangers above St Johnstone, Aberdeen and Celtic ahead of their respective fixtures on Saturday.

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And Caixinha is confident there is still plenty more to come from the Gers in the coming months.

He said: “Where can we improve? That’s for an internal discussion with the players and where we used the training and sessions to work in the direction.

“We have our identity, which needs to be 80 per cent the training sessions and the knowledge of our opponent.

“Each opponent gives different perspectives and that’s the other 20 per cent of the sessions. That’s the process.”