Published: Tue, May 15, 2018
Sports | By Jonathan Ford

Burnley free agent Arfield delighted with Rangers move

Burnley free agent Arfield delighted with Rangers move

Scott Arfield has joined Rangers from Burnley on a four-year deal, the club have announced. Arfield had effectively been recruited by director of football Mark Allen but Gerrard had given the deal his approval following his appointment.

However, Arfield is out of contract this summer and after receiving an approach from Rangers, the Canadian has opted to make the switch North of the border. "[He] could be a real help for Steven in my book as he finds his feet in Glasgow and gets to know his new surroundings". Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840. And will Arfield be a success at Rangers?

'It is just an absolute dream, ' Arfield said. His driving from midfield.

'Getting that different aspect of off-the-field advice now as well as the on-the-field experience can only enhance you as a player and a person.' He added.

Steven Gerrard is preparing for the next step in his football career, heading north of the border to take the reins at Glasgow Rangers.

So, who else will be on Gerrard's hitlist in terms of signing targets? Proven in the Premier League, English Championship as well as the SPL from his Falkirk days, Arfield is a battle-hardened competitor who won't wilt in the heat of Old Firm battles, as so many have done in recent matches against Celtic.

Gerrard added: "It's pleasing also that we have been able to start our rebuilding process so quickly after the end of the season".

"There is much more to be done of course as we look to build towards our Europa League campaign which will start in early July".

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