Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has lavished praise on Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun after he extended his contract till June 2022.
“I am delighted to secure the services of Leon for another year. Leon has been a consistent performer for me this season and has played a key role in strengthening our defence,” Gerrard told the Rangers website..
“His professionalism is obvious both on the field and in the dressing room as well. He is a role model for other players and has been a very positive influence within the squad.
“Although he is now 32, he can clearly continue to have a key influence in our squad for another year. I know that he is still ambitious to become a better version of himself and I know he is hungry for more success.”
Balogun said he is proud to stay put at the Scottish champions.
“Today is a very happy day and a very proud day announcing my contract has been extended for another year,” he said.
“I am proud to be a part of this amazing club and I felt that pretty early on I had fallen in love with the club and the working environment, the way the players and the management staff work and the way the club is a big family, I am happy and proud that I can call myself a Rangers player.”