James Tavernier explains why Rangers targets should join

Rangers FC - Ibrox

James Tavernier has a reason why Rangers targets should join Ibrox side as a Scottish Premiership return looms.

Quoted by the club's official website, Rangers defender James Tavernier has told the club's transfer targets that they will enjoy playing Mark Warburton's brand of football if they join.

Rangers will rub shoulders with Scotland's elite for the first time in four years next season after securing promotion to the Scottish Premiership following a four-year exile.

Warburton has already started his summer business, luring talented midfielder Jordan Rossiter from Liverpool on a permanent deal, while Premier League veteran Joey Barton is also said to be on his way to the Ibrox club (BBC Sport).

Rangers beat Scottish Premiership champions Celtic in a Scottish Cup semi-final last month, illustrating that the gap between both sides is nowhere near as wide as some on the green half of Glasgow might have believed.

As a result, optimism is rife that the Gers can challenge the Hoops for domestic success next term, surely making life at Rangers more attractive for their potential targets.

But Tavernier, who joined Rangers from English side Wigan last summer, says that Warburton's philosophy will also appeal to the players on his shortlist.

"We play really good football. A lot of players will enjoy the way we play and I think anyone who was to get interest off Rangers would definitely be looking at that," he's quoted as saying by Rangers' official site.

haWarburton's side clash with Hibernian in the Scottish Cup final this Saturday.

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