By Dominic Toner

Mark Warburton has revealed that his new signings have already struck up a great bond with their new team-mates during the pre-season.

The manager has made a large numbers of changes already in this window which has seen the club bring in several notable additions.

He told the Rangers website: “It’s important that the group gets to know each other. With the new guys, it’s about how these boys deal with it and adapt to it and they have been first class.

“They have won the respect of the group and they have done that very quickly so I am delighted with them.”

Warburton has strengthened his squad with the additions of Matt Gilks, Clint Hill, Joey Barton, Nico Kranjcar, Jordan Rossiter and Lee Hodson.

Former Accrington pair Matt Crooks and Joshua Windass have also arrived after they signed pre-contract agreements in January.

The former Brentford manager joined the club at the beginning of last season and has recently confirmed that he will be signing a new contract keeping him at Ibrox until 2019.

Warburton helped his side clinch the Scottish Championship title last season and sealed the return of Rangers to the Premiership after a four year absence.

His only previous experience in management came during his two-year spell with Brentford, who he got promoted from League One as runners up.

Rangers have now completed their pre-season trip to the USA and focus switches to an upcoming competitive cup fixture against Motherwell on Saturday.

In other Rangers news, defender Danny Wilson has revealed the one question that he won’t ask manager Warburton.