Rangers transfers: Warburton outlines how many summer signings he wants at Ibrox

Rangers boss Mark Warburton is already casting his eye towards the summer transfer window.

Rangers boss Mark Warburton has told the Glasgow Evening Times that he wants between four and six new signings in the summer.

The Gers had a busy January transfer window, as they snapped up Polish goalkeeper Maciej Gostomski and playmaker Harry Forrester on six-month contracts early into the window.

Warburton then sealed two shrewd deals, as Accrington Stanley duo Matt Crooks and Josh Windass signed pre-contract agreements to arrive at Ibrox in the summer.

Hearts winger Billy King then arrived on loan until the end of the season last week, before Rangers got their man on deadline day, with St. Johnstone forward Michael O'Halloran signing for the club after a protracted contract saga.

Rangers are firm favourites to win the Scottish Championship title after those new signings, but manager Mark Warburton is already looking towards the summer transfer window.

Speaking to the Glasgow Evening Times after swooping to land O'Halloran on deadline day, Warburton declared that he wants between four and six new signings whether Rangers go up or not, to continue the club's progression.

He added that he never really wanted to bring in a host of new faces in January, suggesting that it's easier to bed in new signings in the summer, when there are pre-season training and friendlies available.

"I’ve always said one or two. The chairman said he thinks we need five new players but he didn’t say in January," said Warburton. "I absolutely agree with him and in the summer I will be looking to add at least another four to six players to the squad - but not in January. I would never, ever do that. The worst thing you can do is bring in too many in January - that’s far more damaging than not bringing in enough," he added.

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