It is claimed that RANGERS will undergo a major overhaul of their scouting and player recruitment models.
The plans will see the Ibrox side move to a more data-driven approachuse Analysis to ensure they keep up with the growing trends of elite clubs around the world .
The Rangers currently have a traditional system of primarily using scouts, but they are looking to adapt and improve their recruitment, which will have a positive impactlong term.
It is said the move has nothing to do with the club’s current poor form under Michael Beale and is a plan that has been in the works for some time.
That’s according to the Daily record who claim Beale’s squad will undergo a major overhaul in the coming weeks.
According to the report, the Light Blues will no longer send first-hand scouts and will only send personnel to observe targets if they have been previously identified through video and data analysis.
It will seeReduces the Scouting department from seven full-time employees and creates three redefined roles supported by Chief Scout John .
Staff currently employed at Ibrox will be given the opportunity to reapply for the roles, however there will be attrition as there are limited opportunities available.
The decision to overhaul the club’s structure will have a huge impact on who comes through the doors at Govan.
Beale made it clearWindow that he will only sign a player after meeting him and speaking to him in person.
This is unlikely to change under the new system, but the manager will have a better idea of the qualities of his targets with all the additional information available to him.
The Gers boss spent big on signing nine new players in the summer DaniloCyriel Dessers, Jack Butland, Dujon Sterling, Kieran Dowell, Abdallah Sima, Jose Cifuentes, Leon Balogun and Sam Lammers have all signed up.
He spent around £13m in the transfer market but question marks remainedabout the manager’s new signings as they are yet to hit the ground running at Ibrox.
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