Dessers Jumps Ship, Lands in Scotland


Cyriel Dessers expressed relief after his moved to Scottish side, Rangers was confirmed, Thursday, penning a four-year deal.

Dessers joined the 2020/21 Scottish League Champions from US Cremonese, after a single season with Serie A club.


The 28 year-old said, in his first statement as a Ger that the deal had dragged, but he now looks forward to working with manager, Michael Beale.


Cyriel Dessers transfered from Cremonese to Rangers after a season with he Serie A club.
Cyriel Dessers signed a four-year contract with Rangers. Photo |

“I am really happy, it is a big relief to finally be here. There have been some long days and some stressful days, but it is a great feeling to finally be here.

“The history of the club, the fans, the stadium, it’s massive but next to that I look at what is here at this moment. I had really good talks with Michael Beale about his plans, the ideas of what he wants on and off the pitch and I thought that could be a really good fit for me and for the team so I am happy to be here.”

In his reaction, the 42 year-old Beale assured Dessers would be a crucial member of the team, as a priority signing who fits the profile of the Striker the team needs challenge for honors.

“We are delighted to have Cyriel joining our club. He brings a lot of experience from playing in Holland, Belgium and Italy, as well as in European competitions.

“We were looking for a very specific profile and believe that Cyriel will give us a variety of qualities both in and out of possession. When we met, we spoke at length about his alignment to our style of play and the other forwards we have in our squad.

“At 28-years-old, he is at a good age and will bring personality and leadership to our team. Cyriel pushed extremely hard to make this transfer a reality and showed a huge desire to come here.

“We are very happy to have him and his family joining us at Rangers. He is an excellent addition to our squad and I look forward to working with him closely over the coming seasons.”


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