Rangers FC announce bumper contract for NI teenager Mason Munn

Photo shows Rangers manager Philippe Clement with Mason Munn
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Northern Ireland teenager Mason Munn has signed a bumper long-term contract extension with Rangers. The 18-year-old goalkeeper has put pen-to-paper on a new four-year deal which will see him tied to the Ibrox club until 2028.

Munn cemented his place in Rangers' B side over the past year and was part of Steven Smith’s Under-18 side which surged to victory in the Scottish Youth Cup with a 2-1 triumph over Aberdeen at Hampden Park.

The former Glentoran shot-stopper has also been capped at Under-19 level for Northern Ireland and is set to feature in this summer's European Championship campaign.

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Munn has built a burgeoning reputation at Rangers since joining the Old Firm giants from Glentoran in the summer of 2022.

Rangers boss Philippe Clement says Munn knows what it takes to represent the club, having been a boyhood fan.

“We are delighted that Mason has committed his future to Rangers. It is recognition of his development in the Academy in recent years, and, as a boyhood Rangers fan, he is well aware of what it takes to represent this club," Clement told the club's website.

“There is further improvement to come from Mason in the years ahead and we look forward to his continued development as an individual.”

Director of Football Recruitment Nils Koppen added: “Throughout his development in the Rangers Academy, Mason has shown the necessary attributes along with the natural talent that is required by modern goalkeepers to give himself the best chance to continue his already strong progression.

“We are pleased that he sees his future at Rangers and, with the coaching, facilities and support staff here at the club, we believe he is in the perfect environment to develop.”

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