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Rangers sign Italian born Nigerian defender, Calvin Bassey

Leicester City of England defender, Calvin Bassey has completed a pre contract with Scottish Premier ship giants, Rangers Football club on a four year deal.

The 20 year old, Italian born player of Nigerian descent will be officially confirmed as a Rangers player when the transfer window opens but Leceister will be paid for training compensation by the Scottish giants.

Calvin Bassey was happy to sign for Rangers and said, “I am delighted to join Rangers and secure my future at a club of such stature.

“I have heard about the amazing atmosphere at Ibrox.

“I can’t wait to start pre-season and take my career to the next level in the famous blue Rangers jersey.”

On the other hand, ex England and Liverpool FC legend who is now the manager of Rangers, Steven Gerrard expressed joy in the acquisition of the young defender as he said on the Rangers website: “There was a lot of clubs interested in Calvin and for us it’s pleasing to secure the services of another young talent.

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“He’s a strong and dynamic athlete, who is very much the modern day full-back.

“He will develop further and we are excited to have made another strong addition to our group.

“He’s left-footed, physically powerful, enjoys driving forward and is certainly equipped to thrive in the combative nature of Scottish football.”

Calvin Bassey is Rangers’ second signing of the summer after Genk’s Ianis Hagi.

Calvin Bassey is one of the few Nigerian who ply his footballing profession in Scotland and he is eligible to play for Nigeria or Italy if he so wishes.

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