Kris Boyd rejoins Rangers after last-ditch bid snatches striker from Aberdeen By Paul Collins 14:38 23 Jun 2014, updated 14:38 23 Jun 2014 +3 Boyd was due to sign for Aberdeen until last-gasp intervention by Aberdeen Scotland striker was huge success during first four-year spell at Ibrox Kris Boyd is making a dramatic return to Ibrox after Rangers made a last-minute move to persuade the striker to sign for them rather than Aberdeen. The 30-year-old Scotland international, a free agent after running down his Kilmarnock contract at the end of a season that brought him 22 goals, has held talks with several English Championship sides as well as top-flight clubs north of the border. Aberdeen looked to be in pole position after manager Derek McInnes confirmed a deal had been put to Boyd and said he was confident it would be accepted. +3 EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 23: Kris Boyd of Rangers celebrates after scoring during the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier league match between Hearts and Rangers at Tynecastle Park on August 23, 2009 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kris Boyd +3 Predator: Boyd (right) scored 22 goals for Kilmarnock in the SPL last season But Sportsmail understands Boyd has agreed terms with Rangers and will spearhead their attack, as they bid to continue their fast-track return to the top tier. It will be a popular move with Rangers fans, after Boyd racked up over 100 goals in a four-year stint at Ibrox that ended in 2010.