The official website for European football

Rangers bring Cousin to Glasgow

Published: Thursday 9 August 2007, 22.15CET
Rangers FC have signed striker Daniel Cousin from RC Lens for a fee of around €2.2m – the 30-year-old agreeing a three-year deal with the Scottish Premier League club.
 

UEFA.com features

What Jorge Jesus will offer Sporting
  • What Jorge Jesus will offer Sporting
  • Inter rebuild continues with Miranda signing
  • The greatest teams of all time: Bayern 1973–76
  • Departing Xavi talks Barça, Messi and Iniesta
  • Pick of the UEFA Champions League season
  • Xavi Hernández on Barcelona team-mates
  • Morata can equal Desailly, Sousa and Eto'o
  • Tévez: Juventus can rely on old guard
  • Exclusive: Buffon on Juventus team-mates
  • Barcelona's Lionel Messi speaks to UEFA.com
1 of 10
 
Published: Thursday 9 August 2007, 22.15CET

Rangers bring Cousin to Glasgow

Rangers FC have signed striker Daniel Cousin from RC Lens for a fee of around €2.2m – the 30-year-old agreeing a three-year deal with the Scottish Premier League club.

Rangers FC have completed the signing of striker Daniel Cousin from RC Lens for a fee of around €2.2m – the 30-year-old agreeing a three-year deal with the Scottish Premier League club.

French success
Gabon international Cousin moves to Glasgow after three seasons at Lens in which he scored 26 goals in 101 Ligue 1 games. The player, who also enjoyed a successful spell with Le Mans UC 72, passed a medical at Ibrox on Thursday and could be registered for Rangers' UEFA Champions League third qualifying round tie against FK Crvena Zvezda.

'Very happy'
After becoming Rangers manager Walter Smith's tenth summer recruit, Cousin said: "I am very happy to be a player for Rangers. I am not 100 per cent fit but if the coach asks me to play this weekend, then I will play. I saw Ibrox for the first time today and it's a fantastic stadium. I cannot wait to play there." He could make his debut when Rangers host Saint Mirren FC on Saturday.

Last updated: 09/08/07 20.32CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=569405.html#rangers+bring+cousin+glasgow

  • © 1998-2015 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE words, the UEFA Champions League logo and trophy and the UEFA Champions League Final logos are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.