Former Celtic striker Dariusz Dziekanowski insists Rangers are a 'mid-range team with a big name as a manager', but reckons they could end Legia Warsaw's season if they knock them out of Europe.

The Polish playmaker, now 56, moved from Legia Warsaw to Celtic in 1989 and was a cult hero for the Hoops in his three-year spell at Parkhead.

Now a UEFA delegate and a Polish media pundit, Dziekanowski admits he wasn't particularly impressed by his old team in the first leg in Warsaw.

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He said: "Let's be honest, Rangers are a not a top European club - they are a mid-range team who have a big name as a manager in the dug-out.

"After the first leg, Legia were praised and their manager Aleksandar Vukovic spoke about how proud he was. And that shows you how badly Legia have performed so far this season.

"In fairness, Legia were solid in the second half, but if Rangers play as badly on their own pitch as Legia did in the first half of the first leg, make no mistake they will be booed off the park.

"Legia should try and look to score themselves - not wait for Rangers to make a mistake.

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"If Legia lose in Glasgow, then the season will almost be over for them. 

"The optimism and excitement surrounding European football will be over and it will take a long time to get it back.

"There was enormous interest in Poland surrounding the first leg which proves the appetite for good football in this country remains strong.

"But Legia were far too cautious against Rangers. I could understand playing that way in Glasgow, but at home?"