Rangers announce signing of former Derby County forward Tom Lawrence

The Wales international is Rangers' third new arrival for the new season.

Rangers announce signing of former Derby County forward Tom Lawrence SNS Group

Rangers have confirmed the signing of forward Tom Lawrence as manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst continues his transfer business ahead of the new season.

The 28-year-old was available after leaving Derby County and has now joined the Ibrox side ahead of their domestic and European challenges.

Lawrence has signed for Rangers a day after striker Antonio Colak and becomes the third addition to the squad after John Souttar made the move at the end of the season.

The left winger began his career at Manchester United and counts Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers, Cardiff City and Ipswich Town among his former clubs.

He then spent five seasons at Derby where he scored 35 goals and had 25 assists in over 180 appearances.

Lawrence, who has 23 caps for Wales, said he was eagerly anticipating playing for his new club.

“I am delighted to have joined Rangers and I’m excited to get started,” he told the club website.

“The club is known worldwide for its history, successes and fan base and I look forward to being part of that going forward and getting to play in front of the supporters at Ibrox.”

Rangers manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst, added: “I am really pleased we have been able to secure the signing of Tom and he will further add to our attacking options.

“He has gained valuable experience over a number of years with Derby County and I look forward to working with him this season.”

Sporting director Ross Wilson said: “I would like to welcome Tom to Rangers, it is great to have him joining the squad this summer.

“He is another strong addition to the group ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.”

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