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£1m signings are not out of reach for Rangers insists Mark Warburton

By Staff Reporter

Rangers boss Mark Warburton will not be afraid to suggest a £1m signing in January, despite the club's ongoing cash shortage.

Rangers last week admitted they would need up to £2.5m of shareholder loans to see out the season, but Warburton brought in 11 players during the summer, three on loan, and he is looking for one or two in the winter transfer window.

Warburton said: "Every player we have gone for so far we have secured and we are working closely with the board and the owner. Communication is first class.

"I'm sure we will get the players we are looking for. We will put forward players we think can add value. You can buy a player for a million pounds and it quickly becomes five. You can buy a player at £850,000 and two years later it's £550,000.

"It's about trusting your judgement and getting the right value for the club. If it's near seven figures and we think it represents good value, we will put it to the board. Absolutely."

Warburton is working on the shopping list with Frank McParland, the club's new head of recruitment who was tempted away from Burnley in October after just four months at Turf Moor to resume his working relationship with Warburton and assistant David Weir, who were all at Brentford together.

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