Dave King to green light big-money Rangers new deal ahead of January - Ibrox Sources

Rangers are ready to offer Glen Kamara a new contract to ward off suitors in January, Football Insider understands.

The midfielder, 24, has made a huge impression at Ibrox since joining in January of this year from Dundee for £50,000.

Ibrox sources have told Football Insider that the Dave King-led board are aware of growing interest from English clubs in Kamara, and are keen to tie him to a new and improved deal.

As reported by Football Insider, Kamara is on the radar of Leeds United and their talent spotters were at Ibrox to watch him in action in the recent memorable 2-0 Europa League win over Porto.

The Finland international enhanced his reputation with an outstanding performance as Rangers secured the win that keeps them on course for the Europa League knockout stages.

Kamara signed a contract that runs until the summer of 2023 when he put pen to paper 10 months ago.

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But King and his fellow Ibrox directors recognise how the central midfielder’s value has rocketed as a result of his improvement under Steven Gerrard.

He is now valued at more than £8million by the Glasgow giants.

Kamara has reignited his career in Scotland after being release by Arsenal 2017 after making just one appearance for them.

He has firmly established himself along with veteran Steven Davis and Scotland international Ryan Jack as a key member of the Rangers midfield laying the foundations for the team’s title challenge.

He has made 20 appearances across all competitions this season, and 36 in total for the club since his arrival.

Capped 13 times by Finland, the central midfielder learned his trade during 64 matches for Dundee as well as a spell on loan at EFL club Southend United.

In other Rangers news, a BBC pundit has told Football Insider how he’s in awe of “Fearless” Ibrox 18-year-old who’s ripping it up – “I just love to see it”.