Scottish Premier League club Rangers have confirmed the signing of U.S. international midfielder Emerson Hyndman from Bournemouth on loan until the end of the season.
Hyndman, 20, moved to Bournemouth from Fulham last season and has appeared three times for the Cherries this season in cup competitions, making his first start in the FA Cup defeat to Millwall on Saturday.
Hyndman said he believes the similarities in style of play between the Premier League outfit and his new club will ensure he hits the ground running.
He told Rangers TV: "I think the two clubs have similar styles which makes it an easy transition and all the boys have helped me out on my first day.
"The philosophy here is the same as Bournemouth in the way that they like to press but when they have the ball they like to keep it in attack.
"In that way it is very similar which will hopefully make my transition a lot easier.
"I got Eddie Howe's input before I signed, he had no problems or worries with me coming here at all because he fully believes the manager here is very good and good with young players as well so he had no problems with handing me over to him.
- Rangers FC (@RangersFC) January 9, 2017
A Rangers statement said: "Rangers can confirm the signing of Emerson Hyndman from AFC Bournemouth on a six-month loan deal for the remainder of the season after signing."
"There were a lot of reasons I wanted to sign for Rangers, it is a massive club, they are fighting for Europe and there are good players here.
"I think it is a good opportunity for me to play in, not just a good environment, but in front of 50,000 fans at home which is absolutely unbelievable. That is why I chose to come here.
"That is part of the reason my manager back at Bournemouth thought here would be a really good choice, to be exposed to that at my age is always a good thing.
"What I want to do here is be a good player for Rangers and help Rangers but to get all that experience with it is a bonus and just helps me."
Hyndman made his full international debut against Czech Republic in 2014 before captaining the U.S. in the 2015 Under-20 World Cup, where the Americans reached the quarterfinals.
He last played for the U.S. senior team in a friendly against Puerto Rico in May, earning his third cap.