Arfield chose to leave Burnley as his contract came to an end with the prospect of a new challenge under England and Liverpool legend Gerrard too tempting to turn down.
Speaking to Sky Sports upon his arrival, he said: "It feels terrific to join Rangers".
Arfield then flew to Glasgow this morning to tie up his move to Ibrox and Rangers new boss Steven Gerrard is pleased to have added the Canada worldwide to his squad.
"I'm going with the club's support and the club's backing - and I'm really excited to get started".
"We go up to Glasgow and we will give it our best".
Bombing kills at least nine in Afghanistan
At least two explosion were heard from inside the building, but it was unclear what type of explosions they were, Mr Qaderi said. Fighting between the assailants and Afghan security forces is on-going and one attacker has been killed, he said.
"It's excitement in terms of the challenge that lies ahead, and the opportunity for me to progress as a manager - which is what I want to do for many, many years", Gerrard told Liverpool's official website.
Arfield knows Scottish football well, having lined out for Falkirk between 2007 and 2010, as well as representing the national team at underage level before switching his allegiances to Canada.
"It's pleasing also that we have been able to start our rebuilding process so quickly after the end of the season".
Gerrard officially takes charge at Ibrox on June 1st with the target of making Rangers title challengers in the Scottish Premiership once more.