New Rangers boss Philippe Clement is set to construct a dressing room of winners at Ibrox however acknowledges that he’s no soccer magician.
The 49-year-old turned the nineteenth everlasting supervisor of the Govan membership following the departure of Michael Beale at the beginning of the month.
After enjoying at Genk and Membership Brugge, Clement received the Belgian Professional League as a supervisor with each groups however he inherits a Mild Blues aspect who’re at present seven factors behind cinch Premiership leaders and defending champions Celtic.
It’s an honour and I’m very proud to start out a brand new chapter because the Head Coach of @RangersFC !
Can’t wait to get to work with the staff and meet the followers within the stadium. pic.twitter.com/7QMGbYuA9C
— Philippe Clement (@philippe_clemnt) October 15, 2023
Talking at Ibrox, Clement mentioned: “I need to win every thing. That’s the mentality once I step right into a constructing, I need to give this mentality additionally in direction of the dressing room and create an increasing number of winners on this dressing room.
“So we’re going to work actually onerous to get silverware as quick as potential and to make this story step-by-step, larger and larger.
“How briskly it comes? You by no means know I don’t have this crystal ball.
“Additionally I’m not a magician that all of a sudden can completely change gamers. However I do know if we will work a very long time with gamers that we will make them higher.”
Clement will give gamers an opportunity to impress earlier than he considers modifications within the January switch window.
He mentioned: “I’m additionally someone who likes to see first, what’s the potential that’s there already.
“I’m not someone who desires 10 new gamers yearly and say, ‘OK, this one and this one will not be ok’.
“I’m someone who likes to put money into individuals, who desires to search out the important thing to get one of the best out of them.
“So we have to use the following weeks, months to do this in one of the best ways.
“So all of the gamers with me – possibly not with some followers, and that’s a bit bit pity possibly – everyone begins with a white web page.
“All people has the probabilities additionally till January to show themselves, to point out that they’re actually good gamers that they need to be on the pitch, that they need to make the distinction for the membership, that they need to give every thing. After which we’ll see.”
Chief govt James Bisgrove’s subsequent job will probably be to nominate a director of soccer.
The gaffer will get to work. pic.twitter.com/BvJVU3vjZq
— Rangers Soccer Membership (@RangersFC) October 17, 2023
He mentioned: “Actually within the subsequent few weeks, if not months, we’re having reside conversations for the time being.
“There are variables in that relying on the people that the board believes and the soccer board and Philippe really feel has one of the best match. However I imagine it is going to be imminent.
“It’ll be a membership board appointment that Phillipe will completely be a part of that course of and can meet whoever we usher in earlier than we take that call.
“And that particular person once they are available in will add further worth, experience and management to the recruitment perform.
“We’ve at present bought John Park because the chief scout on the prime of that division.
“We’ve made some modifications to the scouting perform not too long ago. We’ve modernised that when it comes to among the processes, further emphasis on information and video evaluation.
“And we’ve been I believe, extra strategic and centered on how we’ve set that up.
“Phillipe would have some sturdy views on that as effectively. However it’s a call that the board will take when it comes to the long-term soccer technique and somebody to finish that soccer board that’s already in existence to verify we’ve bought actually strong processes across the decision-making that we take proper throughout the soccer division.”