Rangers weigh up move for Championship senior man to become director of football - report
By Derek Smithson
Rangers could turn to Norwich City’s chief scout Joe Savage to become their new director of football, according to a report.
The Daily Record claim that the Gers are eyeing potential candidates to fill the vacant role and are now weighing up a move for the Norwich senior man.
The report details that Savage has strong contacts all over the world and helped picked up the likes of Nelson Oliveira, Ivo Pinto, Timm Close and Mitchell Dijks at Carrow Road.
Rangers are hoping to bring in a new director of football this summer and he would work alongside first team manager Pedro Caixinha.
Savage is currently working for the canaries as their top talent spotter, but previously held the position of director of recruitment and scouting at Scottish club Hamilton.
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Rangers are looking for a strong link between the first team and the board, something usually associated with the director of football role.
The Ibrox outfit are looking to make several changes during the next couple of months and Caixinha has already started with a new signing on the pitch.
They managed to complete a deal for Portugal international Bruno Alves on Wednesday and the defender should help sure up the backline.
Savage would certainly be able to influence future transfer decisions if he moved to the Scottish giants and recommend some talented foreign exports.
In other Rangers transfer news, Neil Doncaster has delivered his verdict on the club’s return to the top flight.