Warburton: This is the first thing I must do as Rangers manager

Mark Warburton has admitted that sorting out the training environment is his first task as Rangers manager.

Speaking to the Daily Record, Warburton has outlined the first task he needs to complete as Rangers manager, which is to sort out the atmosphere and environment at the training ground.

The former Brentford boss said: “The first thing is getting the environment right at the training ground because that is where they go to work every day. If they want to go to work then you must make it a place of work.

“I’ve been to some training grounds around the world that are outstanding but are like a leisure spa. They’re so good you almost forget you are going there to work.”

Considering the rather leisurely reputation Murray Park has built in the last few years, it appears as if Warburton is planning some wholesale change.

There is a need to create a system of discipline at Rangers, and Warburton was well regarded during his time at Brentford for being an approachable, but tough boss.

Thankfully for the coach, he will be arriving at a club which has lost a number of players from the previous regime have left the club, and are starting afresh with Warburton in charge.

He is being tasked with bringing in a host of his own players, and these changes should aid the off-pitch changes in the coming weeks, as there are few remnants from the previous regime to disrupt his changes.

A host of changes need to be made at Rangers if they are to become a force again in Scottish football, and Warburton has already outlined his first task for the club to ensure that there is a system in place in which he can thrive.

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