DEMI Vance says getting the chance to pull on the Light Blue jersey as a professional at the club will be a dream come true.

The life-long Rangers fan has joined from Glentoran ahead of the 2020 Women’s season.

With pre-season set to resume in January, Vance says it will be a surreal experience running out as a Gers player.

Speaking to RangersTV after signing her contract, she said: “I am really excited, I think it is going to be an exciting season, it is a fresh start for me and it is a fresh start for Rangers Women as well and it is an exciting time to be here.

“I can’t wait to get started with everyone, I think it will be great. I think obviously with Greg coming in there is going to be a massive transition and I am really happy to be a part of it.

“It has always been a dream of mine, obviously to play professional football as well, but to start with Rangers I couldn’t think of a better club. I have been a Rangers fan since I have been a kid so it is a dream.

“I think it will be a bit surreal, playing with my friends in the street when I was younger I always used to wear Rangers kit, so to be playing professionally at the club is a dream.”

The 28-year-old midfielder feels she is at the peak of her career having been voted Women’s Player of the Year by the Northern Ireland Football League for her performances last season.

She continued: “This year I really enjoyed my football and I was able to relax and I found even more love for the game and hopefully I can continue that on.

“I’m pretty calm, I am a direct player and I like to get on the ball and I like to try and take players on and attack.

“I think in the last few years I have matured as a player, I think I can be quite versatile and I have played a few positions so hopefully I can bring that experience into Rangers.”

With a new-look Rangers squad for the next campaign, Vance is looking forward to the future at the club.

She added: “I think it will be good, everybody is going to be in the same boat, we are all new it is going to be a brand new team so I think starting this journey together can only be good for us.

“We have got a full season to play together and get to know each other and I think we will grow as the season goes on.

“First and foremost we want to win the league, I think that is what we are all striving for which is good because I think everyone has the same goal and we want to get to Champions League football.

“Obviously it is going to be a tough season ahead but I think with Greg’s ideas we can really get there and Champions League football is where everyone wants to play.”

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