Rangers, Maurice Edu open talks
GLASGOW, Scotland -- Glasgow Rangers have opened talks with Maurice Edu's agent in hope of extending the American midfielder's stay with the defending Scottish Premier League champion.
The 25-year-old has 18 months remaining on the five-year contract he signed in August 2008, and Rangers manager Ally McCoist wants to deter potential interest in his player.
McCoist says "he's one of these guys who doesn't always catch the eye but if you ask his teammates about him, they'll say he always gives performances that are helpful to the side."
McCoist said Monday the club is speaking to Edu's representative, Lyle Yorks.
Edu has scored eight goals in 77 appearances for Rangers.
Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press
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