“I just had to keep myself fit and train on my own and make sure I keep my fitness levels up and I was waiting for a moment like this to arrive.
“There’s no bitter taste, the thing that I wanted from the start happened at the end so I am just happy with that.
“I would have liked to have been here from the start, it is quite difficult watching it on the TV wishing I was part of some of the games but I am delighted to be back and I can’t wait to get going.
“There were probably some slight concerns along the way when I thought this might not happen and I might have to plan for something else, but I always had a feeling that it might go to the last day of the window and that’s what happened.”
Kent came through Liverpool’s academy and had loan spells at Coventry City, Barnsley, Freiburg and Bristol Rovers but he says Rangers is the first club where he has truly felt at home.
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“I’m in a privileged position in life to be playing football, it’s every kid’s dream,” Kent said. “And I think it’s naive to not enjoy that position in life. I’m fortunate to be in that position in life.
“For once in my life to be feeling at home somewhere, to be actually enjoying my football, I want that feeling for the rest of my career. I felt that for the first time when I came here.