Rangers youngster Jordan Gibson comments on Twitter after signing contract extension

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Jordan Gibson, who boss Mark Warburton rates highly, has signed a new deal with Rangers.

Rangers youngster Jordan Gibson has signed a contract extension with the club after impressing enough in his first season.

Gibson was signed from English non-league side Alvechurch FC a year ago, after being snapped up by Rangers' boss Mark Warburton's scouting team.

Rangers confirmed on their official website this week that eight players from the under-20 team would be released, but Gibson is one of the players who has instead been handed a 12 month extension.

Gibson told the Bromsgrove Standard that he believes he can crack the first team next season, with injuries hampering his progress this campaign.

He said: "The contract extension just shows how far I have come as a player over the last 12 months.

“I’ve got a lot more to prove and I hope that I’ll have a good pre-season and hopefully push for a place in the first team."

The striker showed his tenacity and finishing ability when he got chances this season, as can be seen in this clip below.

Making the first team will not be easy with standards rising with the club earning promotion, but Gibson clearly believes in himself, and judging by the contract extension, the Gers have faith in him too.

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