Former Rangers defender Bilel Mohsni has completed a surprise transfer to Saudi Arabia, joining third-tier club Al-Rawdah.

Mohsni played for the Gers between 2013 and 2015, racking up 61 appearances for the club.

Bilel Mohsni celebrates scoring for Rangers against Dunfermline Athletic in League One in 2013. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

For a centre-back, his numbers at the top end of the pitch were excellent, as he netted 13 times and notched five assists.

However, his defending could be erratic and his behaviour unpredictable, with his most famous indiscretion lashing out at then Motherwell forward Lee Erwin following the final whistle in the 2014/15 Premiership play-off final at Fir Park.

That was to be the Tunisia international’s final appearance for the Gers and he’s struggled to settle down ever since.

The former Rangers player has made a surprise switch to Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Jeff Holmes/Getty Images)

He was released by English National League club Barnet at the end of last season but he has now found a new club, joining Saudi third-tier outfit Al-Rawdah.

His signing was confirmed via their official Twitter account over the weekend.

It’s unclear what length of contract he’s been given, but the 33-year-old was introduced as the ‘Minister of Defense’ and appears to have been handed the captaincy.

Al-Rawdah are the 15th club of the former Ger’s 16-year career and perhaps the Paris-born centre-back will finally settle in the Middle East.

He’s not the only former Ibrox player to make a quirky move this summer, with a striker joining one of the biggest clubs in Cyprus.

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