Rangers star Jason Holt explains what persuaded him to reject other offers and move to Ibrox in the summer

The midfielder joined the Scottish Championship side after he left Hearts after over a decade with the club.

Jason Holt has explained that the project that Mark Warburton and David Weir were putting together at Ibrox was the reason he decided to join Rangers in the summer, the Daily Mail reports.

The 23-year-old joined the Scottish Championship leaders after being released by Hearts (via Mail). And while he claimed that he had other options available to him, he feel his decision to remain in the second tier has been justified.

"Obviously there were other offers. But the chance to come to Rangers, it was a massive opportunity. The fact we've gone so well shows I've made the right decision, even though we've still got a way to go," he told the Mail.

Elaborating on the decision to join the Light Blues, Holt explained that the backroom staff that the club had assembled ahead of this campaign was a key factor when it came to deciding his next move.

"If you get the opportunity to play for Rangers, you have to go and try to make it happen. It has come to fruition for me and I couldn't be happier," he added.

"Rangers are one of the biggest clubs in the world. That is very appealing to players out there. The fact that the gaffer and Davie had come in, I felt they were at the start of something exciting."

Despite being one of a number of new signings at the club since the former Brentford boss took over, Holt has taken very little time to settle into his new surroundings, having enjoyed a stunning season that looks set to end in the team securing promotion back to the Scottish Premiership.

The former Sheffield United loanee's form has been a key part in that success. His 10 goals from midfield has helped the Gers open up a 14 point lead at the top of the table, and secure a place in the Scottish Cup semi-final.

And if they manage to secure both pieces of silverware, then Holt's decision to join the club will have undoubtedly been proven to be the right one. 

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