Ronald de Boer not planning Ibrox return, despite questions from Rangers fans

Ronald de Boer says he doesn't plan to return to Rangers.

Former Rangers star Ronald de Boer has told The Scottish Sun that he doesn't plan to return to Ibrox having been asked by supporters recently.

De Boer, who won the Champions League with Ajax back in 1995, had made a huge move to Barcelona alongside brother Frank in January 1999, but left the club just 18 months later having struggled to make an impact at the Camp Nou.

The Dutchman moved from Catalunya to Glasgow, joining Rangers in August 2000 in a blockbuster deal for then-manager Dick Advocaat.

With 40 goals in 129 games for Rangers - including 20 goals in the 2002/03 season - De Boer made a huge impact at Ibrox, becoming a fan favourite in the process before his departure in 2004.

Brother Frank also joined him at Rangers, and the twins have been popular figures amongst Gers fans ever since, and their relationship has been brought up again recently.

Frank is Ajax manager, whilst Ronald is an ambassador for the Amsterdam club, meaning they both returned to Glasgow last month as Ajax took on Rangers' fierce rivals Celtic in the Europa League.

Ronald de Boer has now told The Scottish Sun that he received a number of questions from Rangers fans about whether he would return to Ibrox in some capacity, but says he is happy at Ajax.

"My role as Ajax’s ambassador saw me return last month to a city where I spent a fantastic part of my career," said De Boer. "During my visit people at the club asked whether Frank and I wanted to come back, to help them get back on the rails after the recent grim years, but that isn’t going to be happening in a hurry. My current way of life suits me, but nowhere is the welcome warmer than at Rangers," he added.

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