Ryan Jack will be rewarded for Rangers form, says Steven Gerrard

Ryan Jack of Rangers controls the ball during the Ladbrokes Premier League match between Kilmarnock and Rangers at Rugby Park on August 04, 2019 in Kilmarnock, Scotland.

The Rangers midfielder looks set to earn a new contract at Ibrox.

Scott Arfield of Rangers (R) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with Ryan Jack of Rangers during the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Motherwell and Rangers at Fir...

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard believes Ryan Jack will be rewarded with a new contract 'at the right time', The Scottish Sun report.

Jack has been an integral part of Gerrard's first-team over the last 12 months.

This season he has forged a formidable midfield three alongside Steven Davis and Joe Aribo. It's a trio that looks capable of pushing the Gers towards their big trophy ambitions.

Signed by Pedro Caixinha in 2017, the former Aberdeen man now looks set to be given the opportunity to extend his stay at Ibrox.

 

Quizzed about potential new deals for in form players such as Jermain Defoe and Jack, Gerrard told The Scottish Sun: "I will reward players who reward me with performances.

“The main ingredient why Ryan is where he is is because he has got something inside him. It’s called a big heart.

“Ryan has given me every drop, everything inside his body. At the right time, I am sure he will be rewarded."

Jack signed his most recent contract in December 2018, so there is likely no rush to sit down and hand out deals.

However, his importance to the Gers is becoming ever more apparent, so if the club can tie him down beyond the 2021 expiry date on his current contract then it'll be a benefit to all parties.

Scott Brown of Celtic battles for possession with Ryan Jack of Rangers during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 31, 2019 in...

Still 27, he has the chance to be a mainstay at Ibrox for years to come.

The player has been tipped this week by Aberdeen legend Willie Miller to help the club's trophy charge, with the BBC man also suggesting he'll be looking to earn more international honours.

To date Jack has been capped just twice by Scotland.

Given his current run of form at home and abroad for Rangers, he will surely be in contention to get a call up for fixtures next month.

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