Aberdeen midfielder Ryan Jack discusses future, admits Glasgow Rangers speculation has made things difficult

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Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha is said to want the Dons star at Ibrox next season.

Ryan Jack celebrates after scoring for AberdeenAberdeen's Ryan Jack celebrates

Aberdeen captain Ryan Jack has spoken about his future in an interview with the Scottish Sun.

The same publication reported earlier this month that Jack, who is out of contract at the end of next month, has emerged as a target for new Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha - although the latter's Dons counterpart Derek McInnes insisted the player would not be interested in a switch to Ibrox.

Jack refused to deny he would be open to a move to Rangers, however, and said he has yet to decide where he will be playing his football next season.

"I’ve not made any decision as of yet. I’m sure when a decision is made it will be announced," the midfielder told the Scottish Sun.

"But I want to make this week all about the Scottish Cup and trying to get this club to a cup final and have the chance of lifting a trophy for this club.

"Obviously when things like that (the Rangers speculation) come out, it’s difficult for other players and the manager, and it’s difficult for myself.

"But I’m not going to let that distract me in any way. I’m going to make sure that all my focus is on Aberdeen now and until the end of the season and give everything I can to help us secure second and hopefully win a cup.

"This week it’s more about the club and the players trying to get to a cup final. When my future and other players who are out of contract’s futures are discussed, it will get sorted out when the time is right."

Aberdeen's Adam Rooney celebrates scoring their first goal with Ryan Jack and Donervon Daniels Jack (centre) celebrates with teammates Adam Rooney (left) and Donervon Daniels

Jack has spent his entire career at his hometown club, for whom he is four appearances shy of 250, and has helped them to a nine-point lead over Rangers in the race for second place in this season's Premiership.

The 25-year-old could yet pip the Gers to Scottish Cup glory, too, with Aberdeen facing Hibernian and Rangers facing Celtic in this weekend's semi-finals.

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