Rangers confirm appointment of Giovanni van Bronckhorst as Steven Gerrard’s replacement

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Rangers have confirmed the appointment of Giovanni van Bronckhorst as Steven Gerrard’s replacement.

The former Arsenal defender returns to Glasgow having previously played for the club between 1998 and 2001 before Arsene Wenger brought him to North London where he formed part of the team who the Premier League and FA Cup in successive seasons.

The Dutchman told the club’s official website: “I am absolutely delighted to be returning to Rangers as the club’s new manager.

“I feel so lucky to be going to work with a squad which is in a great position on all fronts and largely has that experience of being winners.

“I look forward to carrying on and enhancing the work that has been done already alongside Ross Wilson and the board of the club, and I’m grateful for the chance to work again at this huge football club.

“I cannot wait to meet the club’s incredible supporters again and begin this new era for us all.”

While manager of Feyenoord, the 46-year-old won the Eredivisie title in 2016/17 before moving to Guangzhou R&F in 2020 but left his position there after less than a year in charge.

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