Mark Warburton reveals all on transfers at Rangers
And the Gers manager is adamant the board will back him with funds in the transfer market.
Warburton has brought in two January additions – Jon Toral and Emerson Hyndman – on loan and the Light Blues are understood to have approached West Ham over Reece Oxford.
Asked if he’d prefer permanent signings rather than loan deals, Warburton, right, replied: “No, not at all.
“Loans can be extended and the players can also go back to the parent club and they can see their asset has developed. It’s about developing relationships and trust. I’m thinking of Adam Forshaw who we got on loan at Brentford, then on a free and we sold for £4million. That market is very effective.
Reece Oxford has been linked with a loan move to Rangers
“The inference is it’s a short-term fix, but it’s hugely beneficial.”
Asked if there was money to spend if he wanted to bring in a permanent deal, Warburton said: “I’m sure, if we asked, there would be money.
“If a player becomes available and it’s what we think is value for the club, then we will move. But some of the prices we are being quoted are ludicrous.”
Meanwhile, Joe Garner is back in training after dislocating his shoulder in the Hogmanay Old Firm defeat and could return for Wednesday’s trip to Hearts.