Scott Arfield signs for Rangers on four-year deal from Burnley

16 May, 2018, 11:35 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • Facing off Old Liverpool pals Steven Gerrard and Brendan Rodgers are set to do battle next season

Although the deal was originally set in motion by Rangers director of football Marl Allen, Gerrard gave it his full approval. He is out of contract at Turf Moor this summer.

However it seems that Dave King could have a bit more money to play around with than first though as the Gers have been claimed to have tabled yet another seven-figure bid, this time for Fenerbahce defender Martin Skrtel.

Scott Arfield poses after completing his move from Burnley to Rangers.

"I said cheerio to them yesterday but I think I'll be seeing them in three weeks or something", said Arfield.

'If you talk to any midfielder, everyone wants to be like him. His driving from midfield.

When asked about his memories of facing Gerrard, he said: "Getting beat, getting overrun, and I remember coming off the pitch thinking I'm not as good as I first thought".

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Gerrard and former team mate, McAllister, are combing to take on a job many would consider toxic, but it makes for an intriguing season to see him go up against his old manager next term.

Arfield, who was born in Scotland but plays his global football for Canada, where his father is from, made almost 200 appearances for Burnley.

'It is pleasing also that we have been able to start our rebuilding process so quickly after the end of the season.

"I am delighted to have added Scott Arfield to the squad for next season".

The former Liverpool midfielder is venturing into senior club management for the first time and Rangers fans may be set to get a similar style of football to the current Liverpool side.

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