Don Cowie says Ross County’s retained gamers have led by instance throughout Italy coaching camp
County have been proactive of their summer time recruitment drive, with seven new faces already in place.
Ben Purrington was the most recent addition, with the previous Charlton Athletic left again signing a two-year deal on Wednesday.
Don Cowie says Ross County’s arrivals will probably be left in little doubt what is anticipated of them due to the requirements set by the Staggies’ retained gamers.
Malky Mackay stays eager to additional add to his squad forward of the Staggies’ first aggressive recreation away to Buckie Thistle within the Premier Sports activities Cup subsequent Saturday.
It has been one other summer time of transition at Victoria Park, nevertheless Mackay’s job was made simpler by the retention of 13 senior gamers from final season’s squad.
Assistant boss Cowie says the present squad is main by instance throughout County’s pre-season coaching camp in Verona.
Cowie stated: “The gamers which were retained from final 12 months have set a tradition, so this week allows new gamers to get used to these requirements we search for.
“We now have little doubt that new gamers will settle in. We now have to present the credit score to the present gamers from final season, and the gamers who had been right here the season previous to that.
“They laid the foundations for the brand new gamers coming in final summer time, and so they’re doing the very same once more this summer time.
“We signed gamers final 12 months who did very properly for us, they received the headlines and received numerous credit score.
“However we’ve got received a core group of gamers at this membership that resemble every little thing the supervisor, myself and the remainder of the workers need.
“That may simply keep it up. We now have managed to retain them, numerous them have signed new offers, and that’s as a result of we realise how vital they’re.
“They offer us that base so as to add gamers to it. They make them really feel welcome and so they make them perceive early what we count on, the usual we set each day.
“We’ll proceed to do this and attempt to enhance.”
County will prepare for the ultimate time throughout their six-day camp at the moment, earlier than returning residence to Scotland on Saturday.