Kenny Miller responds when asked if Rangers have opened talks over a new deal

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The veteran striker's current Glasgow Rangers contract expires at the end of the season.

Kenny Miller has confirmed that Rangers are yet to initiate talks regarding a new contract at Ibrox, the Evening Times reports.

The 36-year-old's current deal with the Gers comes to an end at the end of the season, the Evening Times suggests, but he has proved to be an important member of Mark Warburton's squad this term, having featured in almost every single game. Only Andy Halliday has made more appearances in all competitions this season.

Nevertheless, it appears that the Light Blues hierarchy are yet to make a decision about whether to keep the striker beyond his current deal.

Rangers' Kenny MillerRangers' Kenny Miller

"No not yet. That is something we will cross when it comes to it. I'd love to sign on again but these kind of things are out of my hand," he said, as reported by the Evening Times, when asked whether talks over a new deal had begun.

"However, I've got no plans on slowing down. I feel pretty good at the moment.

"Is 40 a realistic target? Well it's only three years away now so it's definitely on the horizon."

Kenny Miller scores the first goal for RangersKenny Miller scores for Rangers

Though Warburton may have some reservations about using a player of Miller's age when he is trying to build a team capable of challenging Celtic for years to come, there is no doubt that he has proved that he can still contribute in the Scottish Premiership.

He is their leading goalscorer in the top flight with four strikes to his name. And while that hardly makes him the most prolific forward in the division, it arguably highlights how Warburton can rely on the former Scotland international to make a contribution. 

And with several younger players currently within the club's squad, Miller's presence may perhaps prove extremely valuable as he will be able to help his teammates learn what it takes to succeed at Rangers. 

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