UK time is: 03:09:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Alexander Hoping For New Deal

Neil Alexander has said he is hopeful of securing a new deal with his contract being up in the summer.

The goalkeeper played what could be his last game against Berwick, keeping his 22nd competitive clean sheet of the season in the process. The 35 year old also completed a full season between the posts as he played every minute of the team's 47 games.

Unfortunately contract talks have been stalled for a number of weeks, but Alexander is hopeful that a way forward can be found as he'd love to extend his stay to more than five and a half years at the club.

The sticking point is the club have offered a one year deal, and Alexander would like a two year deal, but the club haven't moved on that.

You'd like to think a compromise could be struck, because to be fair at his age, a years' deal is fair and it can be assessed again next summer. However he does have Ally McCoist in his corner.

Speaking to the Official Site he explained.

'It was quite emotional for me after the game at the weekend as I knew it could be my last at Rangers. Things are exactly as they've always been, the offer to me is still on the table and that was made in February. I need to go away, think about it, and what's best both for my family and myself but I'm desperate to stay. If anything could be resolved or changed that would be great.'

You can understand Alexander wanting the security of two years, but the offer on the table in terms of months is fair given the clubs position really, so hopefully something will be done that suits both parties. Maybe an option in the clubs or players favour on agreed terms, with the option to revist the contract completely depending on how we progress next season?

Apply To Be A Site Editor




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 11 2013

Time: 1:57AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Rangers Articles

McDowall Not Impressed (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Highlanders 1-2 Rangers (Tuesday July 22 2014)

McGregor Not Getting Carried Away (Sunday July 20 2014)

McCoist - Win Was For The Fans (Sunday July 20 2014)

Sacramento Rep 1-2 Rangers (Sunday July 20 2014)

McCulloch Open To Midfield Switch (Thursday July 17 2014)

McCoist Admits Defending Cost Us (Thursday July 17 2014)

Archived Rangers Articles

List All Vital Rangers Articles
Get Adobe Flash player
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. joe 2

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Falkirk 0 0 0 0 0 0
5. Hearts 0 0 0 0 0 0
6. Hibernian 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Livingston 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Q o S 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Raith 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Rangers 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Tangerines reject increased offer
Dundee United : 23/07/2014 17:04:00
More to come from Celtic
Celtic : 23/07/2014 16:55:00
Celtic : 22/07/2014 22:29:00
Celtic sweep to easy win
Celtic : 22/07/2014 22:17:00
Celtic reject Saints offer
Celtic : 22/07/2014 21:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Dunfermline MotM
Suggested By:  
Bell 3%
Faure 4%
Smith 8%
Black 4%
McCulloch 0%
Mohsni 4%
Aird 52%
Peralta 4%
Daly 0%
Shiels 4%
Law 13%
Sub - Little 4%
Sub - Clark 0%