22-year-old Newcastle star opens the door to possible summer exit

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Newcastle United prospect Haris Vuckic has admitted that he could leave St. James' Park this summer, with Rangers a potential option.

Newcastle United youngster Haris Vuckic has told the Glasgow Evening Times that he would be open to staying with Rangers on a longer-term basis.

Vuckic has joined Rangers on loan until the end of the season and it appears that he is hoping to head back to Ibrox next term. 

The 22-year-old has enjoyed his time playing for the Light Blues so far and he has opened up the door to a Newcastle exit this summer. 

"For me now I am focused on the Rangers. I want to do well for the last seven games we have. Then we will see where we stand," he said. 

"I will see what Newcastle want as well and then I will decide what we are going to do. I have to consider all my options and what is the best for me.

"But this is a great time for me at the Rangers. I am really enjoying it. It would be a great option to extend the loan. We will see what Newcastle say."

Vuckic's time at Newcastle does appear to be coming to an end as he has failed to make an impression at St. James' Park ever since joining back in 2009. 

The Slovenian international has only made 19 appearances across his six years with the Tynesiders and when on the field he hasn't shown enough to establish a place in Newcastle's starting line-up.

Vuckic does still have time on his side, but he is getting to a stage of his career where he needs to start getting regular first-team action for the good of his development.

So far he has been granted that at Rangers, where he has been one of their star players, and the Scottish club are likely to be interested in making that deal permanent, should the opportunity arise. 

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