Acquisition of Arfield starts Rangers’ summer business in the right way

As reported by The Scottish Sun, Scott Arfield has agreed a three-year deal with Rangers and his signing is set to be announced before the weekend.

What’s the story?

Arfield was linked with a move to Ibrox earlier this week and it appears negotiations to bring him to Glasgow have been swift.

The Scottish Sun say that the Burnley midfielder has agreed a three-year deal with Rangers upon the expiration of his current contract with the English Premier League side.

The paper reckon the official announcement of his signature will be made before this weekend’s massive clash with Celtic.

Is he a good signing?

The acquisition of Arfield before the season is even over proves that Rangers are intent on making serious moves in the upcoming transfer window and getting the business done early is an excellent sign for supporters.

He has tonnes of experience at Premier League and Championship level and at 29 has plenty of playing time ahead of him.

Athletic and physical in a variety of midfield positions, he could bring new energy to the midfield at Ibrox and is a standard of player that can help them perform more consistently in the Scottish Premiership next season.

Rated at £2.7m by Transfermarkt, signing him on a free is a great bit business and sets the tone for what should be an exciting summer for fans.