By Mike Slater

15th Nov, 2021 | 4:10pm

Rangers to appoint five or six coaches on top of manager, van Bronckhorst will want one Scottish addition

Rangers will be looking to appoint five or six staff members alongside their new manager this week, according to the Daily Record.

Giovanni van Bronckhorst is still tipped to take charge at Ibrox, and it is suggested that he will want at least one Scotsman in his backroom staff.

It is reported that Jean-Paul van Gastel be asked to re-join the Dutchman after spending time together at Feyenoord and in China.

Writing for the Daily Record, Jackson shared that a complete overhaul will be needed at Auchenhowie in the days and weeks to come.

“Van Bronckhorst is likely to ask long-term assistant Jean-Paul van Gastel to join him, having previously taken him from Rotterdam to China shortly before the pandemic wiped out their best-laid plans,” he wrote.

“As many as five or six further additions would also be required and, even in spite of his own experience as a Rangers player, Van Bronckhorst will probably want to rely on the local knowledge of at least one Scottish member of staff.”

Plans in place.

It looks as though van Bronckhorst is the man, and Ross Wilson is just taking his time and double-checking everything before confirming that.

The Dutchman has a trusted backroom staff, with the likes of Jan Wouters also already namechecked for a return to Ibrox.

The likes of Jermain Defoe, David McCallum, Brian Gilmour and Colin Stewart are all taking charge of training charge of training as things stand, and they will likely stay in the backroom staff at Ibrox.

It could be a match made in heaven with van Bronckhorst also a strong believer in the 4-3-3 formation – something that is already set in place.

Wilson will be putting the final touches together this week, and the team and manager should be announced ahead of the semi-final clash with Hibs on Sunday.

In other Rangers news, Darrell Currell has mooted a potential Ross Wilson swoop to bring in this “incredible” manager at Ibrox