Ryan Jack has enjoyed something of a renaissance under Philippe Clement after spending much of the season sitting on the bench for Rangers.
This hasn’t affected his international status though with Steve Clarke remaining loyal to a player who was key to getting to the European Championships in 2020/21 only to cruelly miss out through injury.
What Ryan Jack has to do now though is focus on his club football as he looks to win a new deal at Rangers with the combative midfielder putting thoughts of Germany to one side, for now, as reported by STV News.
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Ryan Jack has Rangers contract chance after Scotland glory
Jack, alongside John Lundstram, has been pivotal in recent games in the absence of Nicolas Raskin.
The perception that he is injury prone is being dispelled within the walls of Ibrox this season with his lack of minutes down mainly to selection rather than availability issues.
The question is, is it enough for Ryan Jack to be offered a new contract by Rangers boss Philippe Clement?
Speaking after the 3-3 draw with Norway, which brought to an end a successful qualifying campaign, Jack responded to a question about the competition for places ahead of the tournament in Germany next summer
At 31-years old, this is probably Jack’s last chance to play in a major tournament given his injury history but he will also have one eye on his place in Rangers squad.
Philippe Clement has said he wants players who are robust and Ryan Jack can hardly be described as that recently, however, Rangers need home-grown players too.
It may be that his form for club and country is enough to earn a new deal until a signing policy to bring more Scottish talent like Lennon Miller to the club is successful.
On current form though, there would be no need for sentiment.