Mark Warburton explains what he never does in the Rangers dressing room

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The Gers boss says that he does not shout and scream at his players because it would be himself who was at fault if they did not perform.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton has told the Scottish Sun that he never shouts or screams at his players because it would only be himself and his own staff who were to blame for poor performances.

Sub-standard displays from his squad is not something that Warburton has had to worry about too much this season, with the Gers top of the Scottish Championship by eight points and unbeaten in all competitions since 19 December.

However, he revealed that when he has had to talk to his players, he sees no point in ranting and raving because the buck ultimately has to stop with him.

He told the Scottish Sun: "I think I’ve only read the riot act once this season. There is generally no shouting and screaming from me. They aren’t that type of group of players and we haven’t managed that way. They recognise and know the standards. They’ve come in at half-time in games and said ‘That’s not good enough, that wasn’t Rangers,’ and that’s great, it’s music to our ears.

"Yelling in their ear doesn’t work. If we need to do that then that means there is something wrong If you have a group who aren’t applying themselves appropriately, and aren’t adopting the correct work ethic, then your recruitment is bad.

"It’s all very well saying ‘the players didn’t work hard enough’ but actually it’s your fault because your recruitment was shocking. The players we bring in come after we’ve done our homework. Our research is good and we know they’ll fit in. If they don’t it’s not the player’s fault, it’s the recruitment’s fault."

Warburton brought in a number of new players in the summer after being appointed as Gers manager, and the majority of the new arrivals have settled in to become key components in the squad at Ibrox.

Numerous valuable first-team squad members including goalkeeper Wes Foderingham and top scorer Martyn Waghorn were signed by the former Brentford boss and have played a key role in Rangers push for promotion back to the Scottish Premier League.

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