Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian International Scott Arfield Signs Four-Year Deal with Glasgow Rangers

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian International Scott Arfield Signs Four-Year Deal with Glasgow Rangers

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Canadian international signs for Rangers

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GLASOW, Scotland - Glasgow Rangers have confirmed the signing of Canadian international midfielder Scott Arfield.

The 29-year-old, who agreed to a four-year deal with the Scottish Premier League team, is the first signing for newly appointed manager Steven Gerrard.

Arfield, who had been at England's Burnley since 2013, told a news conference Monday that he was keen to play for the former Liverpool midfield great.

"I'm buzzing," Arfield said. "I'm absolutely ecstatic at getting this (move) over the line. The next chapter is going to exciting. I hope it's as successful as my time in England. I'm back here to make it successful and I'll do everything to make it (successful)."

The move north was not unexpected. Burnley manager Sean Dyche confirmed Rangers' interest late last month, saying the Scottish side had contacted the English Premier League club about Arfield.

"He was a Rangers fan as a kid and also this a really good opportunity for him," Dyche said at the time. …

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