Former Rangers midfielder Graham Dorrans has expressed his delight after penning a two-year contract with A-League club Western Sydney Wanderers.

Dorrans joined the Gers in 2017 following a nine-year stint in England with West Brom and Norwich, during which time he made a name for himself in the Premier League.

Graham Dorrans turning out for West Brom against Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

However, injuries ruined his spell at Ibrox and he made just 23 appearances in two years.

He then dropped to the Scottish Championship, signing for Dundee FC to work under James McPake and put his fitness problems behind him.

The 33-year-old had formed a midfield partnership with fellow former Rangers star Charlie Adam over the opening weeks of the 2020/21 Championship campaign, but he terminated his contract in order to facilitate a move to Australia.

Dorrans will be teaming up with former Ibrox teammate Kenny Miller, who is currently an assistant coach to Carl Robinson at Western Sydney Wanderers.

Former Rangers player Graham Dorrans is heading to the A-League. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

“I’m delighted to be coming over and grateful for the opportunity to play for the club,” he told

“After speaking with the manager (Carl Robinson) and hearing the vision he has for the club and the way he wants to play I think it’s a brand of football that really suits my game.”

“It’s a league I have watched from a distance and really enjoyed watching it so I’m looking forward to getting over and starting as soon as I can.”

The signing of the former Scotland international has also been hailed by Wanderers CEO, John Tsatsimas, who described Dorrans as a “fantastic professional” who will bring “leadership and know-how” to the squad.

The ex-Ger’s new club finished ninth in the A-League last season and are based at the multi-use Bankwest Stadium.

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