Jamie Ness signs Contract Extension with Rangers


Rangers youngster Jamie Ness has signed a two-year extension to his current contract with Rangers. The 20-year-old midfielder, who is currently out injured with a groin strain, only signed a new deal in December until 2013, but he has now extended that deal until the summer of 2015.

Ness broke into the first team in early January, playing in eight games, and his performances impressed the Rangers management team so much so that the Ibrox club decided to tie him down long-term. Especially after seeing Danny Wilson impress last season before he joined Liverpool for a knock down price.

A delighted Walter side, “Jamie has signed a new contract and we are very pleased about that. He has shown in the games that he has played for us this season that he has a very bright future so we are delighted to get him tied up on a new deal. He has been hampered by a groin injury recently but that is clearing up and everything going well he might be ready to come back this weekend.”

“He more than held his own when he came into the team and played exceptionally well for us so we were really disappointed when he dropped out through injury. He had not played a lot of matches in the previous two seasons because of injuries so after playing half a dozen matches or so for us we expected some sort of reaction and unfortunately we got it with the groin injury.”

“So hopefully once he gets over that he can slot straight back in and if his form is anything like it was then it will be a huge benefit to Rangers. He is an out-and-out midfield player. His range of passing is good and he has also shown he has an eye for goal so we are delighted that he has extended his contract. It’s always good when a young player comes in and enhances your group. He has done that and I’m sure he will do it again.”

Source: Official Rangers FC website


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