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Rangers fans react on Twitter to Andy Halliday signing

The 23-year old completed a move back to his boyhood club on Saturday.

Andy Halliday is ‘living the dream’ after signing a two-year deal with Rangers, as confirmed on the club’s official website.

The former Bradford City winger was released at the end of last season and was taken on trial by Mark Warburton, where he demonstrated enough to earn himself a permanent deal.

The midfielder will have the option of extending his stay for a third year, and spoke to Rangers TV about his excitement at returning to the club he was released by as a youngster.

“I lived on Copland Road when I was young, so Ibrox was near-enough in my back garden! My whole family are mad Rangers fans, and I had a season ticket since I was four years old and had it for 15 or 16 years and followed the team everywhere,” said Halliday.

“It feels as if a fan has got the chance to play for Rangers, and it has always been my dream, so it will maybe not sink in until I walk out in front of 50,000 fans at Ibrox.”

His signing is Mark Warburton’s latest as he goes about revamping the Gers squad, and the classy midfielder could prove to be Rangers’ shrewdest piece of business this summer.

Halliday excelled for Livingstone – scoring 14 goals in 44 appearances – and attracted the attention of several clubs south of the border.

He found his fortunes mixed after joining Middlesbrough in 2010 and was sent out on loan three times before switching to Bradford last year.

His time at Valley Parade was successful, yet the club opted not to offer him a new deal this summer and he now returns to the club he supports for a second bite of the cherry.

Rangers fans appear to be thrilled with the signing and took to Twitter to share their excitement:

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