Kyle Lafferty rejects return to Scottish soccer and helps make shock go to Norwegian team Sarpsborg 08
- Kyle Lafferty’s two-year Rangers deal was mutually terminated a year early
- The Northern Ireland striker experienced been in talks with Kilmarnock and Hearts
- But Lafferty has decided to head for pastures new in Norway’s Eliteserien league
- Lafferty has formerly performed abroad for Sion, Palermo and Caykur Rizespor
Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty has joined Norwegian side Sarpsborg 08.
The previous Rangers and Hearts ahead experienced been eager to return to Tynecastle just after leaving Ibrox for a second time final month and held talks with other Scottish golf equipment, like Kilmarnock.
But the 31-year-aged has opted to be a part of the club sitting down at the base of the Norwegian major flight, with eleven video games left in the season.
Kyle Lafferty scored 6 targets in 29 appearances in all competitions for Rangers final season
KYLE LAFFERTY’S 10-CLUB CAREER
- Burnley (2005-08)
- Darlington (2006, on-loan)
- Rangers (2008-twelve)
- FC Sion (2012-13)
- Palermo (2013-fourteen)
- Norwich Town (2014-seventeen)
- Çaykur Rizespor (2015, on-loan)
- Birmingham Town (2016, on-loan)
- Hearts (2017-eighteen)
- Rangers (2018-19)
- Sarpsborg (2019-)
Lafferty initially signed a two-year deal with Rangers final summer, but the ultimate year was mutually terminated final month, leaving the striker as a free of charge agent.
Sarpsborg sporting director Thomas Berntsen told their formal internet site: ‘In Kyle Lafferty we get a player with shut to five hundred video games at a fantastic amount. He has 70 caps and twenty targets for Northern Ireland.
‘Lafferty is a suitable-footed tough male who puts his head on the line in both equally containers. A authentic warrior we hope to delight in this season.
‘There will be some yellow cards, but also several targets. We feel this will be incredibly fantastic.’
Lafferty added: ‘I’m here to enable conserve the club’s place in the Eliteserien and I’m really seeking ahead to it.’
The Northern Ireland ahead was in the final global squad in June, and has scored twenty moments in 73 appearances.
The 31-year-aged ahead formerly experienced a spell at Ibrox among 2008-2012