Stuart McCall: Darren McGregor has 'grown into' his change of position

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Stuart McCall has defended his decision to move Darren McGregor from centre back to right back.

Rangers manager Stuart McCall has told the club's official website that Darren McGregor has grown into his new position at right back.

McGregor, 29, joined Rangers from St. Mirren last summer, where had made his name as a centre back - and joined Rangers to play the same role.

For most of the season, McGregor has been playing at centre back, but since the arrival of new boss McCall, that has changed.

McGregor started at right wing back against Hibernian earlier this month, and then played as a right full back against Cowdenbeath last weekend.

McGregor scored in that game, and is starting to look comfortable at right back despite predominantly being a centre back thoughout his career.

Now, McCall has told the Rangers official website that he initially did think McGregor was a centre back having previously seen him playing for St. Mirren, but also added that he's been impressed with the way he has adapted to play at full back.

"Everyone keeps telling me that Darren is a better centre-back and I believed that when I came to the club and had seen him at St Mirren previously but I think he has grown into the full-back role and he will be used in various positions," said McCall.

"The thing with Darren you can guarantee is 100% commitment wherever he plays, he has such a big heart and he has a good level of fitness will go right to the last minute," he added.

With the likes of Lee McCulloch, Marius Zaliukas and Bilel Mohsni at McCall's disposal in the heart of defence, McGregor could once again feature at right back as Rangers welcome Hearts to Ibrox this weekend.

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