Thu 18 November 2021 | 17:50

Giovanni van Bronckhorst appointed as Rangers new manager

Rangers’ former player has been named as the Gers new boss to replace Steven Gerrard who left the Scottish side to join Aston Villa last week.


former midfielder

Giovanni van Bronckhorst

, who won two league titles, two Scottish Cups and a League Cup with the Scottish side between 1998 and 2001, has been named as the club’s new manager to replace Steven Gerrard who parted ways with the Gers to join

Aston Villa

last week.

In an interview with Rangers official website, Van Bronckhorst said:

“I am absolutely delighted to be returning to Rangers as the club's new manager.

“I feel so lucky to be going to work with a squad which is in a great position on all fronts and largely has that experience of being winners.

“I look forward to carrying on and enhancing the work that has been done already alongside Ross Wilson and the board of the club, and I’m grateful for the chance to work again at this huge football club.

“I cannot wait to meet the club’s incredible supporters again and begin this new era for us all.”

The Gers’ chairman Douglas Park also reflected on Van Bronckhorst appointment, saying the 46-year-old tactician will have the board’s full support.

“I am delighted to welcome Giovanni as our manager to begin a new era and build further on what has already been achieved at the club.

“The team is in a good position on the park and, as a board, we will support both Giovanni and Ross Wilson to continue to make Rangers a success."

source: SportMob

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