Rangers’ James Tavernier opens up on his Premier League dream

James Tavernier is happy at Rangers at the moment, but he wants to play in the Premier League in the future.

Rangers defender James Tavernier has told the club’s official website that he dreams of playing in the Premier League one day.

The 23-year-old right-back has established himself as one of the best players in the Scottish Championship since joining the Gers from Wigan Athletic in the summer transfer window.

The Englishman has scored as many as nine goals for Rangers, helping them maintain a 100% record in the league so far this season.

Tavernier developed at Leeds United’s youth academy and has featured in the Premier League for Newcastle United.

The 23-year-old has revealed that he dreams of playing in the top flight of English football at some stage in his career, but he has insisted that he is happy at Ibrox at the moment.

“It’s a compliment even being linked to the Premier League and playing in the best league in the world is a dream everyone wants to come true,” Tavernier told Rangers’ official website.

“I can’t say I don’t want to play in the Premier League at some stage in my career because that is what I want to do.

“It’s great to hear that but I am concentrating on working hard for Rangers and making myself a better player for us.

“I’m quite laid back and I don’t even think about what I am going to do tomorrow, let alone the next few years.”

Rangers are having a fabulous season and are on course to gaining promotion to the Scottish Premiership.

Mark Warburton’s side have won all nine of their Scottish Championship matches and find themselves nine points clear at the top of the league table.

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