Teenage defender Leon King set to sign new Rangers contract until 2026

The 18-year-old is expected to sign a deal until 2026.

Leon King to sign Rangers contract extension as Ibrox side move to tie down teenager SNS Group

Rangers defender Leon King is set to sign a new deal at Ibrox.

The 18-year-old who has made 19 first team appearances is expected to conclude the negotiations in the coming days.

STV News understands the new deal will extend his current contract, which runs until 2024, for another two years until 2026.

The teenager has Champions League experience under his belt and will be looking to make an impression on new manager Michael Beale when the Premiership returns this week.

Rangers host Hibernian in Glasgow on Thursday in the top flight’s first game since the mid-season break for the World Cup.

Croatia left-back Borna Barisic will miss the game as he is still in Qatar with the national team.

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