Ramsey: Rangers are too big to be snobby
Aaron Ramsey reveals the lure of signing with Rangers was simply too great to turn down, write GRAEME BRYCE.
The 31-year-old Juventus and Wales player refused four Premier League clubs and great interest from abroad, to complete a sensational loan to Rangers in a stunning coup for Scottish football.
And the former Arsenal midfielder has confessed that Rangers’ immense traction and the prospect of playing in Europe in front of 50,000 passionate fans blew the competition away.
The 71-time Wales legend arrived at Ibrox just before 9pm and addressed the waiting fans before revealing: “I’m really delighted to be joining a club like Rangers where there are so many Much to look forward to between now and May.
“I’ve had a number of offers, but none of them match the size of this club, with European football and the opportunity to play in front of 50,000 fans a week.
“I’ve had some great conversations with manager and (Sporting Director) Ross Wilson, and I’m really looking forward to working with both of them and meeting the supporters.”
Coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst, himself a former Arsenal midfielder, said: “I am truly delighted that we have been able to add a player with the same quality, experience and leadership ability as Aaron to the team. his picture.
“As soon as it was raised as a possibility, I really wanted us to try everything to get the deal done. I look forward to welcoming Aaron to the training center tomorrow.”
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