Kemar Roofe has expressed his delight on Twitter after sealing a reportedly multi-million-pound switch from Belgian giants Anderlecht to Rangers.
The 27-year-old was officially announced as a Rangers player on Tuesday afternoon, shortly after a leaked snap showed him posing for club press photos.
The versatile forward, who was described by sporting director Ross Wilson as a ‘primary target’ in the window, signed a four-year contract with the Gers [Rangers.co.uk].
Officially, the fee is undisclosed, but the Scottish Sun reports Rangers paid around £3.5m to bring him in.
Roofe netted seven times and registered three assists in 16 appearances for Anderlecht last season and previously impressed in England during stints with Oxford United and Leeds.
The signing is a statement of intent from Rangers just days after the new Scottish Premiership season got underway and the excitement was ramped up on social media when the player himself took to Twitter to address Bears on Tuesday night.
“Delighted to be joining Rangers and can’t wait for my new adventure to begin,” he wrote.
“Rangers are a huge club with ambition and I couldn’t be more ready to meet up with my new teammates and get started!”
The forward also replied to the club’s account saying “Can’t wait to get started!”
Roofe isn’t eligible to feature for the Gers in their Europa League fixture against Bayer Leverkusen on Thursday evening, but he’ll be hoping to make his debut in Sunday afternoon’s league fixture against St Mirren at Ibrox.
Cedric Itten also signed from St Gallen on Tuesday as the club appear to be preparing for life after Alfredo Morelos.
The Colombian talisman has been heavily linked with a move away but he is currently in Germany with the Rangers squad.