Stuart McCall: I May Have to Look Online to Find New Rangers Stars

Stuart McCall: I May Have to Look Online to Find New Rangers Stars

Stuart McCall has revealed he may have to go down the online route to find players IF he stays as Rangers manager next season.

The current Ibrox boss is only in charge until the summer, but says he is preparing as if he’s going to still be in the job at the start of the next campaign.

Rangers are currently competing with Hibs, Queen of the South, Falkirk and whoever ends up in the Premiership relegation spot to grab a top-flight place.

He’s no closer to finding out his future despite losing just one game since taking over at the beginning of March.

But he has revealed he might need to take unconventional measures to bring in new players next season.

Wyscout – an Italian-produced platform used to aid clubs in scouting players, match analysis and transfer dynamics – is one way McCall may find potential targets as well as on YouTube.

The Rangers gaffer said:

I don’t think that we’ll be at a stage next season where we will need international scouts everywhere – but certainly a scouting network needs to be put in place.

Having said that and from speaking to Craig Levein at Hearts, they do a lot of their scouting using products like WyScout. You can see so much now online.

When I brought Henrik Ojamaa into Motherwell, it was from a clip that I had seen on YouTube and we sold him for £350,000, so to get him for nothing was great.

You can do background work, but talking personally I would always like to go and see a player. I think that I’ve only ever signed one player that I’ve never seen and I slightly regretted it.

We need a scouting network, but not one that’s based all over the world for now.

Rangers fans – has McCall done enough already to merit getting the job permanently? Let us know in the comments.


More in Football

Best Player To Manager Success Stories

Jonny BoyleAugust 12, 2020

Video: Steven Gerrard Is Not Having Any Questions About Alfredo Morelos

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Two Aberdeen Fans Come Up With Creative Way to Watch Rangers Game in Person

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Why Frank Lampard Deserves Huge Credit if Chelsea Grab Champions League Spot

Jonny BoyleJuly 16, 2020

How Successful Has the Return of the Bundesliga Been?

Jonny BoyleJune 17, 2020

Why Bayern Munich May Be One More Tough Test Away From the Bundesliga Title

Jonny BoyleJune 3, 2020

Are Hakim Ziyech’s Comments About the 2018-19 Champions League Final Fair?

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

EFL League One Playoff Decision Puts Paul Lambert’s Ipswich Position at Risk

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

Fun Things That Sports Fans Can Do At Home During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Jonny BoyleMay 18, 2020