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Rangers boss Mark Warburton on the key to successful player recruitment

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The Gers manager has high expectations of his backroom staff.

Rangers boss Mark Warburton has claimed that a clear strategy and trust in his support staff are the key factors in successful player recruitment.

The Gers boss intends to set up a scouting network to help widen the club’s scope in the transfer market but is determined to make sure the staff behind the operation are the best people for the job.

“They’ve got to be people who know exactly what we are looking for and what the player profile is that David Weir and I are demanding here,” said Warburton, in quotes published by the Daily Record.

“So that those people are not all over the place, we have to make sure we get the right people and we’re very close to getting them.”

His words suggest an announcement about Rangers’ ongoing approach to transfers could be imminent and the considered approach to its implementation is indicative of Warburton’s time at the club so far.

The former Brentford boss hasn’t been rushed into making changes behind the scenes and the emphasis he places on the quality of his staff is a reason for his steady approach.

“You have to trust these people implicitly,” he added, “…you’ve got to trust those people to watch players three or four times and to find out about his character.”

“There are some really good people out there, although there are average people in any industry.

It’s all about how we get the best ones to come to us.”

Warburton’s reign has got off to a practically perfect start and his latest revelations should provide further excitement for the future of the Ibrox club.

Results on the pitch have been plain to see but the work being done off it is only now becoming clear and the prospects of Rangers look to be in good hands under Mark Warburton and co.

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