Report provides major update on Gedion Zelalem's future at Rangers

Gedion Zelalem

Rangers have reportedly secured a deal for Gedion Zelalem until the end of the season.

According to The Scottish Sun, Rangers have reached an agreement with Arsenal for midfielder Gedion Zelalem to stay at Ibrox until next summer.

The Gers are expected to be busy in the transfer market in January, with fans hoping to see additions made in the final third to make sure Mark Warburton's men win promotion to the Scottish Premiership.

Yet, one deal which will need to be prioritised is regarding the future of midfielder Zelalem, who joined on loan from Arsenal back in August.

The 18-year-old has been a regular under Warburton, and whilst some fans aren't quite so convinced by the United States youngster, he certainly has the potential to make an impact.

Zelalem has yet to find the net for Rangers, but manager Warburton is seemingly keen on him, and has been seeking an extension to his loan deal, given that it is currently set to expire in January.

However, The Scottish Sun report that Rangers have struck a deal with Arsenal to keep Zelalem at Ibrox until the end of the season, then he would return to the Emirates Stadium in the summer.

Zelalem may need to improve in the second half of the campaign to really prove his worth to the Rangers fans, but this loan is all about his development - and it's ultimately Arsenal who will reap the long-term benefits of the deal.

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