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DONE DEAL: Rangers lands former Hearts star Holt

Rangers have signed former Heart of Midlothian midfielder Jason Holt on a three-year deal.

Holt rejected a new deal with Hearts last season but they are set to receive compensation as the player came through their youth ranks.

The 22-year-old has been training with Rangers for several weeks.

Holt told Rangers' official website: "I think the style of play that is coming in is really exciting and if you asked anyone they would like to be a part of this. Throughout people's careers you come and go so I am just delighted to get this done and finally be here.

"It did hurt a wee bit leaving Tynecastle, I am a Hearts fan but it is part of football and now I am a Rangers player and my full focus is on this club. When the situation arose that I had an opportunity to come to Rangers I just jumped at it.

"I've been really impressed from the moment I came in the door, I spoke to a few of the boys and they were saying the same and as soon as I got a taste of it myself I just thought the same.

"I wanted to get something done straight away and thankfully it has transpired that way and the club is definitely going in the right direction."

Vyom Chaudhary
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