Ibrox Sources: Rangers ready talks to agree proven performer new deal
By Wayne Veysey
Rangers are lining up new contract talks for veteran goalkeeper Allan McGregor, Football Insider has learned.
The 37-year-old’s current deal, which was signed by he joined on a free transfer last year, is set to expire at the end of the season.
Ibrox sources have told Football Insider that Steven Gerrard believes the ex-Scotland number one’s powers have not waned and he can continue to perform at the highest level for some years.
Rangers are ready to discuss an extension with McGregor and tie him down beyond next June.
The 42-times former international has played some of the best football of his career since returning to Ibrox for a second spell following the expiry of his Hull City contract.
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He is firmly established as the Rangers number one and has proved to be one of the most astute signings made by the club since their return to the Scottish Premiership.
McGregor has made 10 appearances this season and continued his form of the last campaign, when he outed Wes Foderingham as first choice in goal.
In total, he has played 312 matches for the club he joined as a schoolboy and also had a distinguished spell at Hull City as well as shorter ones at Besiktas, Cardiff City and Dunfermline Athletic.
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