Darnell Furlong has put pen to paper on a new two-year contract as Rangers clear the decks for a future in the Championship.
Following relegation at Manchester City, the management, spearheaded by director of football Les Ferdinand and Chris Ramsey, have set the agenda by making sure the best of their youth set-up is tied up.
Furlong – son of R’s legend and Under-18s boss Paul – made his Premier League debut against Hull in February. The full-back then appeared against Arsenal 11 days later.
He was also voted the EDS Young Player of the Year by R's fans following his breakthrough season.
The former Youth Team captain, has been at Rangers since he was 10 and will remain until the summer of 2017.
Furlong is one of several U21s to commit their immediate futures to the club, with goalkeeper Joe Lumley, on the bench at City last week, also agreeing a new two-year deal.
The club has also offered contracts to Michael Harriman, Frankie Sutherland, Brandon Comley and Ben Pattie.
Heading for the exit are Bruno Andrade, Jordan Gibbons, Aaron Lennox and Jamie Sendles-White .
All four were part of Steve Gallen’s Elite Development Squad but have not been offered new deals following the expiration of their contracts.
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