Rangers sign Jack Adamson, 16-year-old chooses Ibrox despite Premier League interest

Rangers have snapped up Scotland Under-16 captain Jack Adamson.

Rangers have completed the signing of Scotland Under-16 captain Jack Adamson, as stated by the Glasgow Evening Times.

The Gers snapped up one young Scot over the summer in Tom Lang, and Mark Warburton's men have continued to look for the best up-and-coming Scottish teenagers by landing Adamson.

A left winger by trade, the 16-year-old is already highly rated, and is captain of the Scotland Under-16 side as a result - prompting plenty of interest in his signature.

The Glasgow Evening Times note that Premier League outfit Stoke City had Adamson playing for them in a tournament over the summer, but Adamson had no second thoughts about signing for Rangers.

"To be offered the opportunity to sign and play for Rangers at the age of 16 is a very proud moment for me and my family. I am thrilled," said Adamson.

Remarkably, Adamson is now in line for his Rangers debut this weekend, in an Under-17 game against rivals Celtic. As far as first games go, it doesn't get much better than that for a 16-year-old prospect.

With Warburton at the helm, youth development will be a big part of Rangers' plans going forward, and creating the next generation of Scottish stars will be at the forefront of Warburton's mind.

Having signed Lang and now Adamson, there is a clear commitment to signing the hottest young talent in Scotland - and his move to Ibrox proves that Rangers are still a major lure, even with the club in the Scottish Championship.

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