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Terry Butcher praises McCall for 'rejuvenating' Rangers, outlines his best qualities

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Former Rangers defender Terry Butcher has hailed new manager Stuart McCall.

Ex-England international Terry Butcher has told Sky Sports News that new Rangers manager Stuart McCall has already 'rejuvenated' the club.

Butcher, 56, spent four years at Rangers as a player from 1986 to 1990, and seemingly still takes an interest in the team's fortunes judging by his interview with Sky Sports News.

Butcher was commenting after Rangers secured their first win under new manager Stuart McCall, with the 2-0 victory against Hibs on Sunday coming at a crucial time.

Rangers had drawn five games in a row, including McCall's first two games in charge, and were in danger of slipping out of the race for second place in the Scottish Championship.

However, goals from Lee Wallace and Kenny Miller handed them a vital win at Easter Road, and has kicked off the McCall era at Ibrox.

The 50-year-old, a former Rangers midfielder, returned to the club as manager earlier this month, and is now charged with the task of taking the club back to the top flight of Scottish football.

Speaking to Sky Sports News, Butcher praised McCall for breathing new life into the Rangers side, and went on to describe his best attributes having been successful with Motherwell previously.

"The players they have there, it's not that they're reborn, but they're rejuvenated, and Stuart has done that very, very well," said Butcher. "He did it at Motherwell, had to really balance the books, had to change things round, and he's a good man manager too."

"He's got experience, he's Rangers through-and-through, he knows what it means, has a lot of respect from the fans and from the players and he's been over the course before in terms of getting Rangers to titles and to cups. He's got character, he's a winner - he gets players playing and gets the best out of players," he added.

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