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Newcastle's Vuckic ponders permanent Rangers shift

Haris Vuckic has opened the door to a potential move to Scottish club Rangers.

The Newcastle United midfielder joined 'Gers on loan in early February and has netted six goals in 10 appearances for the Scottish Championship outfit.

The 22-year old Slovenian has a year to run on his Magpies contract but would contemplate a permanent move to Ibrox if the opportunity arose, however, he did move quickly to deny rumours he was actively seeking a St James' Park exit.

"It's not true that I'm going to quit Newcastle and stay at Ibrox," he said.

"What I have always said is that I respect both clubs - Newcastle because I still have a contract with them and Rangers because I have a loan deal here.

"We will see what is going to happen in the summer but Newcastle have to say what options I have. I will choose the best one for me.

"If Newcastle let me go, would I like to stay at Rangers? That would be a good option for me.

"At Newcastle, I didn't have the chance to play first-team football. When I signed for Rangers I got that experience. I'm playing every week and scoring goals.

"If I can do that next season that would be a great option for me.

"I like the feel of Rangers. Every player doesn't want to just train on the training ground, they want to be recognised in the games and score goals. They want to be recognised in the city.

"At Newcastle I was playing U21 level which is not really my level. I feel I'm above that. I want to play first-team. I want to play with the men, not the kids.

"I want to be recognised if I do well and score goals - that's what players want."

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