Rangers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham had the chance to leave Ibrox during the summer, but he says that was never going to happen.
The shot-stopper made his admission after it was announced he has signed a one-year extension to his Light Blues deal that now ties him to the Glasgow giants until 2020.
Former Gers boss Mark Warburton was rumoured to be preparing a swoop that would have seen Foderingham join ex-Rangers team-mate Barrie McKay at Nottingham Forest.
But the 26-year-old believes he has made the right decision by deciding to stay put and now wants to help end Rangers' six-year wait for a major trophy win.
Foderingham - who recently clocked up his 100th appearance for Gers - said: "I'm very happy. Since I joined the club I have remained the No.1 and I've had great times. I was keen to extend my stay and it made sense for both parties.
"I'm just happy playing my football here, I had two years left on my deal and the club approached me and said they wanted to extend it. Of course I had no reservations about that and I'm happy to sign.
"I had options to leave this summer but in my mind I always wanted to stay at this club. The club said they wanted to keep me here and I'm pleased they did.
"I joined this football club to play in Europe, to be on the big stage and I want to be there when the club returns. All the boys here want to be playing in Europe - I think I can achieve that at Rangers.
"I want to improve on last year. Last season was a bit of a disappointment, as was being knocked out of Europe at such an early stage this term.
"Hopefully we can go one better in the league, win a cup and do better in Europe next season."