Jordan Gibson comments on signing for Rangers

The former West Brom and Stoke youngster signed for Rangers.

Gibson signed a one-year deal at Ibrox this summer after impressing on trial, and he has told the Daily Record about his ‘dream’ move to Rangers.

He said: “It’s a bit of a dream but I always believed. I was released by West Brom then went to Stoke but those experiences have helped motivate me. When I got the call from Rangers I knew I had to make the most of it.

“I trained with the first team and played in two games which went well. The new manager is meant to give youth a chance so hopefully I can break through by Christmas.”

Gibson, 17, had been playing for Bromsgrove Sporting before being spotted by Rangers scouts, who were impressed enough to offer him a trial. He will be leaving the small ground to move to Ibrox, and its 51,000 capacity.

He then did enough on his trial to earn a contract, with the one-year deal signed making him the third player to arrive at Ibrox since the appointment of Mark Warburton as manager.

He plans to break into the first-team by Christmas, and with Warburton in charge the youngster has a great chance. The former Brentford boss has proven himself a keen utiliser of young players if they have shown they can impress, and a strong pre-season could set him up in Warburton’s plans.

Rangers are looking to secure promotion to the top flight this coming season, and if Gibson can play a part in that move up the leagues, he would be living a real fairytale.

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