"It's a bit like if you want to hire a service employee, where would you look? A lot of people would go to the best hotel, but we can't do that: we have to go to a gas station, and think if you can offer great service there, you can do it here. We try and look for the skill we want, in a context where it's been difficult."
Rasmus Ankersen is explaining one of the reasons why Brentford have had one of the Championship's most impressive recruitment records in recent years.
An in-depth look at Brentford was the latest Sky Bet Championship feature on the football.london website. The piece looks at the Club's B Team and how The Bees look to recruit players. Director Football Rasmus Ankersen spoke to reporter Nick Miller and the full feature can be seen here.