Aberdeen are close to signing a new 18-month deal with youngster Connor McLennan.
suffered a blow earlier this week when
confirmed he would be joiningRangers
on a pre-contract this summer.
is in the last six months of his deal at Pittodrie and the Reds boss has ensured another academy product will not be lured away after agreeing a contract extension with the young attacker until the summer of 2023.
The Scotland international has played in 14 games for the club so far this season.
: “I’m delighted Connor has committed himself to the club for the next two years and it is vital he now capitalizes on this opportunity and continues to work hard on his development.
“He is a player we have a lot of belief in, and it will be an important two years for Connor to really fulfill his potential.”