Rangers boss Stuart McCall admits he already has transfer targets in mind

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Stuart McCall admits he is already making plans for new signings at Rangers.

Rangers manager Stuart McCall has told the BBC that he is already on the lookout for new signings ahead of the summer transfer window.

McCall, 50, arrived as Rangers boss in March after Kenny McDowall's exit from Ibrox, and it's certainly been a case of so far, so good for the new manager.

With five wins from his first nine games in charge, McCall has Rangers firing on all cylinders once again, and fans are hopeful that he can lead them back to the top flight of Scottish football this season.

If Rangers are promoted, it will have to be through the play-offs after Hearts blitzed their way to the title in style, and Robbie Neilson's men sit 22 points clear of Rangers having already clinched top spot.

McCall is only a contract until the end of the season, and despite the uncertainty surrounding which division Rangers are in and whether McCall will even be manager at Ibrox next season, he appears to be keen on lining up transfer targets.

McCall has told the BBC that he has already put together a list of potential transfer targets this summer, and whilst much will depend on how much Rangers have to spend, McCall seems confident that he would be able to bring players to the club - if he is still in charge.

"We're not standing still. I've been speaking to a lot of agents and putting things in place," said McCall. "We're putting together a portfolio of players and positions."

"Even if I'm not here, if I'm getting players put to me that I'm getting told would like to come to Rangers regardless of who the manager is, then we build a portfolio of positions that would be needed next year," he added.

With 12 players set to see their contracts at Ibrox expire this summer, it could be a period of overhaul for Rangers - and McCall may need to use that portfolio of targets regularly to get his squad up to a good enough standard.

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