Sky Sources have tonight confirmed Scott Arfield will join Rangers in the summer on a pre-contract agreement and the deal is close to being confirmed imminently.
The 29-year old Burnley midfielder, who came through the ranks at Falkirk before becoming a fixture for current manager Sean Dyche’s men in 2013 has been linked with a move north from Turf Moor for some time, but this would present the first tangible confirmation of a deal being done.
The ex-Huddersfield player was heavily linked within the past day as moving on from Burnley, and now it appears the i’s have been dotted and the t’s have been scored and the contract has been fast-tracked forward with the dotted line to reportedly be signed in a manner of less than a week.
It is the summer’s first major signing for Rangers, and presents an outstanding capture by Mark Allen, who has managed to secure an English Premier League level player on a free contract from the Clarets.
This was an opportunity Rangers couldn’t miss, and they have taken it with aplomb.