The Glasgow Rangers defender returned in impressive style last weekend.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers pulled out a heroic performance on Sunday.
Ibrox outfit Glasgow Rangers won against Aberdeen, and James Tavernier and Ross McCrorie are delighted with the Gers’ victory.
David Bates has been credited with Glasgow Rangers' first goal in the Ibrox side's friendly with Berwick Rangers.
Aiden Wilson has signed a new contract at Rangers but, as yet, David Bates has not followed suit.
Young Rangers defender Aidan Wilson has signed a contract extension to keep him at Ibrox until 2020.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers signed the young defender on an 18-month deal in January.
Pedro Caixinha’s Glasgow Rangers are quite behind Old Firm rivals Celtic at the moment, and Archie Knox believes that even legendary former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson would struggle if he were in charge of the Ibrox outfit at the moment.
Rangers missed out on Motherwell's Ben Heneghan so they should ensure David Bates remains integral to the first team.
David Bates impressed when given a chance by Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha last season.