Ryan Kent asserts before being allowed to proceed from Liverpool to Rangers, he was lied to this summer.
Even the 22-year-old rejoined on the final evening of the transfer window in a deal understood to be worth up to #7.5m.
Rangers had failed to convince following the winger left a major impression at Ibrox last term a second season-long loan to be sanctioned by Liverpool.
Kent showcased for Liverpool in pre-season but found himself following his returned in an elongated break.
He admitted it had been a challenging time before Rangers resurrected the move.
“It was very tough,” he explained. “I needed to stay emotionally strong, once you’re educated you can do something and you are lied to and it does not occur, that is quite difficult to take.
“I simply needed to keep myself healthy and educate on my own and also make sure I maintain my fitness levels up and that I had been waiting for a moment like this to arrive.
“There is no bitter taste, the thing which I wanted from the beginning happened at the ending so I am simply satisfied with that.
“I would have liked to have been here from the start, it’s quite hard watching it on the TV wishing I was a part of some of the games although I am delighted to return and I can’t wait to get going.
“There were probably some slight concerns along the way once I thought this may not happen and that I may need to plan for something else, but I always had a sense that it may go to the previous day of this window and that is what happened.”
Kent came through the academy of Liverpool and also had loan spells at Coventry City, Barnsley, Freiburg and Bristol Rovers however he states Rangers is your very first club.
“I am in a privileged position in existence to be playing soccer, it is every kid’s dream,” Kent said. “And I think that it’s naive not to appreciate that position in life. I’m blessed to be in that position in life.
“For once in my life to be feeling at home somewhere, to be really enjoying my football, I would like that atmosphere for the remainder of my livelihood. Once I arrived here, I believed for the very first time.
“The manager believes in me along with the training staff. He got the very best out of me and mick Beale had me and I really begun to flourish as a child coming through at Liverpool, and the lovers get the most out of you.
“So only what as a collective in this club I think gets the best out of my football.”
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