Lee McCulloch names just THREE transfer assets Rangers have to fund summer overhaul

Lee McCulloch reckons Rangers only have THREE sellable assets to help fund Philippe Clement's expected summer overhaul.

The Ibrox manager earlier today confirmed there is to be big changes ahead of next season with signings to be made and exits to sanction. He admitted the overhaul is even bigger than he initially anticipated and that prompted questions on how the club plan to afford the necessary funds to ensure Clement gets what he wants, and needs, to challenge properly again for the Premiership title next term.

McCulloch isn't convinced the club have too many players they'll make profit off to finance any changes but, speaking on PLZ Soccer, he did name three stars they could look to do business over.

"Well who is resale at Rangers?" he asked. "You've got Butland, Yilmaz maybe. Sterling potentially. A bit of money. But you're not talking (a lot) and that's my point."

Clement, earlier today, had said: "I think every manager wants everybody in tomorrow - maybe not tomorrow, let's say the first week of training. We want that, I know all the recruitment departments are working day and night towards that. But those are things you can have ideas about, but it's never the reality because it's not always about you. It's about other clubs, making deals with them and making deals with other players.

"We need to be fast-ready because you're going to go in a pre-season that needs to be hard. The foundations physically of the dressing room are not good enough to play at high intensity three days a week. That's one of the reasons for so many injuries. That's clear, an easy conclusion. These new players coming in need a really good preparation and be acclimatised with our way of playing and to learn the principles.

"In the month of August we have nine games with two qualifying rounds in the Champions League and five competition games. That's already a tough start. I did it before with Brugge. We had a core group that you could implement a few extra factors to make things better. Here, we need a bigger rebuild so that's an even bigger challenge before to get the results that everyone is expecting."