Harry Forrester shares what Mark Warburton told him after signing new Rangers contract

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Rangers ace Harry Forrester has earned a new deal with the club.

Rangers attacking midfielder Harry Forrester has told the club's official YouTube channel that Mark Warburton has been instrumental in his development at Ibrox.

Forrester, 25, had fallen out of favour with Doncaster Rovers, and left the English League One side in January, signing with Rangers and reuniting with manager Warburton.

The pair worked together at both Watford and Brentford, so it was little surprise when they reunited at Ibrox in January, with the ex-Aston Villa youngster being brought in to provide a boost in the final third for Rangers.

Early on though, Forrester struggled to make an impact in a Rangers shirt. He was limited to substitute appearances and couldn't impress, but his recent form has been sensational.

Forrester has hit five goals in his last nine games for Rangers, serving up some outstanding performances to prove that he was worth a new contract, given that the deal he signed in January was due to end this summer.

However, Forrester today signed a new three year contract to stay at Ibrox, receiving a great reward for his superb recent displays - and he faced the media earlier this afternoon to talk about his new deal.

Forrester was asked about his relationship with manager Warburton, and told the club's official YouTube channel that he has been 'instrumental' - and also shared what the Rangers boss told him after signing his new contract.

"He just told me to keep going," said Forrester, "He said I've done well since I've come here, I've settled in lovely with the boys and the fans, but I've got to kick on again. It's not going to be easy next year and I will go away this summer and work hard."

"He has been instrumental. I dare say that if it wasn't for him I wouldn't be here now. For him to believe in me, to believe that I could cope with Rangers, it gave me a lot of confidence and hopefully going forward I can continue to impress," he added.

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